CHARLOTTE LEADER CHARGED WITH SEX CRIMES INVOLVING CHILDREN

September 12, 2019
WMBF NEWS

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – Chair of the Citizens Review Board Henry Thomas Black Jr. was arrested in Myrtle Beach on sexual assault charges involving children, police said Thursday morning.

Black is accused of sexually assaulting two victims. The sexual assaults began when the victims were children and continued over a 22-year span, police say, between 1996 and 2018.

One of the victims, who is now an adult, reported Black to police on September 3. The second victim was identified and said she was also assaulted by Black.

Detectives obtained warrants