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Hickory police arrested a Conover man for child sex crimes Wednesday.
Edmundo Teodulo Bello-Gomez, 48, of 2674 10th Ave. Lane NE was charged with one count of felony attempted first-degree rape and three counts of felony indecent liberties with children.
The crimes happened in Hickory.
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