Advertisement

UPDATE: Sixth man arrested in connection with sexual assault of a minor at house party

Published: Jun. 27, 2021 at 7:47 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 30, 2021 at 8:33 PM EDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. (WECT) - Patrick Austin Wise was taken into custody by the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office in Rome, GA at 9 p.m. June 29, 2021.

Wise is being held without bond for a Fugitive from Justice warrant and is awaiting extradition back to North Carolina.

The Carolina Beach Police Department arrested five people after a two and a half year long investigation. The charges are in connection to the sexual assault of a minor.

Carolina Beach Police arrested Austen Charles Tounsel Montouri, Brayden David Walker, Corey Tate Webster, Nicholas James Foutty, and Riley Scott Crouch and charged them with crimes connected to the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl at a Halloween party in 2018.

Patrick Austin Wise has an outstanding warrant related to this case.

Police say the investigation began after information and evidence was located from a house party. The 14-year-old female was reportedly assaulted by multiple attendees who officials say video recorded and photographed the assault.

Copyright 2021 WECT. All rights reserved.