A former Provo resident faces a Dec. 2 arraignment in 4th District Court on two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child.

Rick Carpenter, 23, is charged with abusing two 8-year-old girls, one from Provo and one from Orem, in separate incidents about a year ago.Carpenter, who now lives in another state, worked as a bookkeeper for a business owned by one girl's family.