Man faces indecent liberties charges

Kenneth Rice, courtesy Currituck County Sheriff's Office.
Kenneth Rice, courtesy Currituck County Sheriff's Office.

CURRITUCK COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) – A Maryland man is accused of inappropriately touching an 11-year-old girl while vacationing in Carova last year.

Kenneth William Rice, Sr. is accused of touching the girl during the week of April 20 through 27, 2013. Lindsay Voorhees with the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office told WAVY.com deputies recieved information about the indicent in September 2013.

Rice was indicted on charges of assault on a child under 12, indecent liberties with a minor and sexual battery. He was arrested in Maryland and extradited back to North Carolina Sunday.

Further information was not immediately available. Stay with WAVY.com for more on this developing story.

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