A Nebo man was arrested and charged with multiple child sex offenses, authorities said Wednesday.

Detective Billie Brown of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged Jeffrey Lee Williams, 36, of 1274 Wildlife Road in Nebo, with three counts of taking indecent liberties with a child and one count each of rape of a child by an adult and statutory sex offense.

Brown said the female victims – two 11-year-olds and an 8-year-old – are acquaintances of the suspect.

The Sheriff’s Office received the case on a referral from the McDowell County Department of Social Services.

Williams was issued a $500,000 bond.

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