Clayton Man Linked To Franklin County Sexual Assault

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrest of a Clayton man on sexual assault charges.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Unit issued a warrant for the arrest of Jonathan Robert Pyron of Clayton. Johnston County deputies located Pyron on Monday and took him into custody on a probation violation charge.  While in the Johnston County Jail the 26 year-old man was served with two warrants from Franklin County charging him with felony statutory rape of a child and felony indecent liberties with a child.

Pyron, who has an address in the 700 block of Commodore Street, Clayton is being held in the Johnston County Jail under a $1 million bond.