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Connelly Springs Man Arrested On Indecent Liberties Charge
Jim Ping Hung: Courtesy of Burke County Sheriff's Office

Connelly Springs Man Arrested On Indecent Liberties Charge

37-year-old Jim Ping Hung of Green Grove Street in Connelly Springs was arrested Friday (September 25) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony indecent liberties with a child.

On September 17, 2020, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division received a report from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services-Child Protective Services, with allegations concerning sexual misconduct against a five-year-old child.

After further investigation, a warrant was issued last Thursday (September 24) for Jim Ping Hung charging him with the indecent liberties count. Hung was arrested at his residence Friday without incident. Following the arrest, Hung was placed in the Burke County Jail under $25,000 secured bond. He is no longer listed as an inmate in Burke County. A District Court appearance was scheduled today (September 28).