School Custodian Arrested for Statutory Rape

MARCH 2, 2006 -- An employee at a Pender County school has been arrested for sexual activity with a student. Larry Darnell Herring was arrested Tuesday for statutory rape of a 15-year-old girl.

Herring is a custodian at Penderlea School. The victim is a student at the school. The sheriff's office says the incident did not take place on school property and it was not forced.

Herring is currently in the Pender County Jail under a $250,000 bond.