70 Year-Old Man Arrested For Taking Indecent Liberties With Child

A 70 year-old man now living in Virginia has been arrested on child sexual assault charges that occurred several years ago.

Thomas Lawson Stroup of Williamsburg, VA was arrested Tuesday by the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office on two counts of taking indecent liberties with a minor.

The alleged incidents occurred in Johnston County when the female victim was between the ages of 4 and 9.  The victim is now 13.

Stroup was confined in the Johnston County Jail under a $150,000 bond.