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Hampstead, N.C. (The Weekly Vice) - Robert Earley Jr., 52, and his daughter Natalie Earley, 25, are on the run after authorities obtained a warrant for their arrest on incest charges.
According to the Pender County Sheriff's Office, Robert and Natalie Earley left their Hampstead residence and may be headed for Florida after they learned that charges had been filed against them.
Investigators believe the pair is traveling in Robert's 1993 Mitsubishi pickup truck. License plate number BDW 7514.
Robert and Natalie Earley both face a charge of incest. Robert also faces an additional charge of incest against a child aged 12 to 14 years old, statutory rape and negligent child abuse-serious physical injury.
Although details of the case are still murky, family members told local media outlets that the second incest charge against Robert Earley involves another relative in his custody.
Natalie Earley reportedly lives with Robert in his home and has taken on some of the parenting duties involving his 5-year-old son, according to family members who spoke with local media.
There is also a custody battle in progress between Robert Earley and his estranged wife, however, those details were also released by the family members rather than law enforcement pursuing the case.
Robert and Natalie have both left messages with various news organizations stating that they would like to get "their side of the story out" before turning themselves in to law enforcement.
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