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Child kidnapped, raped by 25-year-old man, police say

Posted February 9

Kendrick Kaddeen Benton

— A 25-year-old Raleigh man has been charged after police say he kidnapped and raped a 12-year-old on Tuesday.

Kendrick Kaddeen Benton, of Bunch Drive, is charged with felony statutory rape of a child by adult and first-degree kidnapping. 

Benton was taken into custody Wednesday on Bart Street, according to arrest warrants.

He was in the Wake County jail Thursday morning on a $1.25 million bond.


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  • Jason Matthews Feb 9, 2017
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    Scum of the Earth

  • Lori De Stefano Feb 9, 2017
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    People just make me sick - who raises these degenerates?