Teen Charged With Taking Indecent Liberties With Child

A Four Oaks teenager was arrested Thursday afternoon and jailed under a $450,000 bond.

The arrest of 17 year-old Anthony Robert Grooms followed a two week investigation by the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office.

Grooms was charged with two counts of taking indecent liberties with a child and two counts of attempted statutory sex offense of a child.

The alleged victim in the case is 6 years-old.

No additional details were released.