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26-year-old man charged in Fayetteville sexual assault case

Posted February 4, 2016

Cleo Chalwell

— A 26-year-old Fayetteville man has been charged in connection with a Feb. 1 sexual assault that happened on Southwood Drive, police said.

Cleo Chalwell, of the 500 block of Jennings Farm Road, is charged with three counts of first-degree statutory rape, three counts of indecent liberties with a minor and assault inflicting serious bodily injured. Authorities say Chalwell knew the 15-year-old victim.

Chalwell was in the Cumberland County jail Thursday being held on a $1.6 million secured bond. He is scheduled to appear in court Thursday.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective Jordan with the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-237-8859 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.


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