Former NC firefighter accused of secretly recording teen girl in bathroom


Christopher Joe Sebastian. (Courtesy of the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office via WBTV)

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) – A former firefighter in Rowan County was arrested Sunday after he was accused of secretly recording a young girl in the bathroom, according to a report from the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office.

Christopher Joe Sebastian, 43, is charged with felony secretly peeping into a room occupied by a female. According to the arrest report, the victim is a 14-year-old girl with whom Sebastian was acquainted.

The report from the sheriff’s office states Sebastian was employed as a firefighter with the Gold Hill Volunteer Fire Department, but the fire chief says Sebastian hasn’t worked there in years.

After his arrest, Sebastian was placed under a $25,000 secured bond and ordered to have no contact with the victim.

No further information has been released.

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