Hampstead runaway charged with sex crimes against 5-year-old

Hampstead runaway charged with sex crimes against 5-year-old
Wesley Adam Milliken (Source: Pender Co. Sheriff's Office)

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A Hampstead teen, who is listed as a runaway from Pender County Department of Social Services Foster Care Program, is accused of committing sex crimes against a 5-year-old.

Wesley Adam Milliken, 16, was arrested by the Pender County Sheriff's Office on May 10 and charged with:

  • two counts of felony first-degree statutory sex offense
  • one felony count of indecent liberties with a child
  • one misdemeanor count of sexual battery

Capt. James Rowell with the Pender County Sheriff's Office said that the charges are a result of an incident that took place on May 8.

Milliken was booked under a $300,000 bond.

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