UPDATE: Suspect facing child molestation charges bonds out of ja - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

UPDATE: Suspect facing child molestation charges bonds out of jail

Posted: Updated:
A judge raised bail Monday for a man who was arrested Friday in connection to the molestation of a girl under the age of 12. A judge raised bail Monday for a man who was arrested Friday in connection to the molestation of a girl under the age of 12.
Nathaniel Malpass (Source: New Hanover County Jail) Nathaniel Malpass (Source: New Hanover County Jail)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

A child molestation suspect was released from jail Monday evening after posting a $300,000 bond.

Nathaniel Malpass made his first appearance before a judge earlier in the day where his bail was raised from $100,000 to $300,000.

Malpass was arrested Friday in connection to the molestation of a girl under the age of 12.

Nathaniel Malpass is facing a total of nine charges, including three counts of assault on a child under 12, three counts of indecent liberties with a child, and three counts of first degree sexual offense with a child.

According to the Assistant District Attorney, Malpass has two prior drug charges on his record.

Copyright 2014 WECT. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow