Former Polk County employee, son charged for taking indecent liberties with a child

Published 3:33 pm Wednesday, May 17, 2023

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Both men given first court appearance Wednesday


TRYON–A former Polk County employee and his son were charged earlier this week with taking indecent liberties with a child. 

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On Monday, Larry Walker, 60, and Chris Walker, 39, both of Flat Rock Hill Rd. in Tryon, were taken into custody by Polk County Sheriff’s Office investigators without incident.

Larry Walker is a former government employee who previously worked as Solid Waste Director for the county.

The two men were taken before a magistrate, who issued a $20,000 secured bond for each. Both were given an initial court appearance in Polk County District Court on Wednesday. 

This is a developing story. The Tryon Daily Bulletin will provide updates as they become available.