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Jacksonville man arrested on multiple child sex assault charges

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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. -

A North Carolina man wanted on multiple child sex assault charges has been located, arrested and extradited back to Onslow County after fleeing to New York.

Kirk Macleod, 39, of Jacksonville, is facing a number of charges for sexually assaulting several girls, ages ranging from 8 to 12 years old.

Victims disclosed multiple sexual assaults and the crimes occurred between January and December 2013 while Macleod was living at his Jacksonville address, according to authorities.

Macleod fled to Syracuse, New York upon learning of the investigation into his crimes and was recently located and taken into custody by the Oneida County Sheriff's Office and extradited back to North Carolina.

He's facing two charges of first-degree sex offense with a child, two counts of felony child abuse sexual act, two counts of crimes against nature, seven counts of indecent liberties with a child, five counts of sexual battery and five counts of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

Thecase is still under investigation.

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