Police: N.C. man arrested on sexual assault charges; more victims may be in Wilmington

Police: N.C. man arrested on sexual assault charges; more victims may be in Wilmington
Thomas “Tucker” James Martin (Source: Holly Springs Police)

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Following a North Carolina man’s recent arrest on sexual assault charges, police in Holly Springs say additional victims may be in the Wilmington area.

According to a Facebook post by the Holly Springs Police Department, Thomas “Tucker” James Martin, 37, of Apex, was arrested Tuesday on two counts of second-degree forcible sexual offense.

“Based on the evidence in this case, investigators believe there are other unidentified victims,” the post stated.

Wilmington police confirmed that Martin lived in the Port City area approximately 15 years ago, and asked anyone who might have had contact with him over the last 20 years to call police.

If you have any information, contact the Wilmington Police Department at (910)-343-3609, or reach out to Det. Ham with the Holly Springs Police Department at (919) 567-4702.

If you've had contact with Thomas "Tucker" James Martin over the last 20 years and wish to speak to a detective, call (910)-343-3609.

Posted by Wilmington, NC Police Department on Thursday, January 7, 2021

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