Man arrested on child sex charges also wanted in Mecklenburg Co.

Kelvin Perez (Carteret County Sheriff's Office photo)

MOREHEAD CITY, Carteret County - Morehead City Police have arrested a man on child sex charges, a crime he was also wanted for in Mecklenburg County.

Captain Tim Guthrie said in a press release Kelvin Perez was arrested for allegedly raping a child. It's the same crime he was wanted for in Mecklenburg County.

Earlier Monday, police asked for the public's help locating Perez.

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