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Fayetteville man surrenders to police in February rape

Posted May 24
Updated May 25

Edward Lee Alexander, 46, of the 500 block of Anson Drive was charged with second-degree rape and first-degree kidnapping.
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— A Fayetteville man surrendered to police Tuesday in connection with a sexual assault that occurred earlier this year.

Edward Lee Alexander, 46, of the 500 block of Anson Drive was charged with second-degree rape and first-degree kidnapping.

The charges stem from a Feb. 4 incident in the area of Pamalee Drive and Murchison Road. Authorities said the 24-year-old victim in the incident was an acquaintance of Alexander.

Alexander was being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center under $75,000 secured bond.

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