Cumberland County Man Faces Charges for Rape and Incest

CUMBERLAND COUNTY -- A Hope Mills man is facing charges for forcing a child to perform sex acts.

David Grantham, 55 years old, has been a registered sex offender for six years.

Investigators say he forced a seven-year-old girl to perform sex acts while she was visiting him at his house.  The victim told detectives of numerous encounters which detailed Grantham's inappropriate behavior.

He is already in jail for a probation violation related to similar crimes he committed against another young victim.

He's facing several charges including first degree rape and incest between near relatives.