BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Detectives in Leland arrested a woman Friday in connection to statutory rape/sex offense with a victim over the age of 6.
According to officials, the Department of Social Services learned from an anonymous tip that Hannah Whitlock, 29 of Leland, is accused of having relationships with a boy for a period of three months.
Authorities said they received the tip several months after the incident had ended.
Detectives with the Leland Police Department investigated the information and learned Whitlock lived near a family member of the victim. They say she made several sexual advances toward the victim over a period of time.
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