North Carolina mother walked in on man molesting her 7-year-old daughter: Sheriff
WGHP / Rowan County
David Compton Jr.

via WGHP:

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) -- A mother in Rowan County walked in on a man molesting her 7-year-old daughter, according to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office.

Homer David Compton Jr., 47, faces six counts of statutory rape, two counts of statutory sex offense with a child by an adult and four counts of indecent liberties with a child.

Deputies were called Saturday and the incident became a standoff after the suspect allegedly grabbed a rifle and began making suicidal threats. He eventually surrendered and was arrested.

Investigators said he may have been sexually molesting the victim for several months.

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