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Fayetteville man tried to rape woman he knew, police say

Posted April 19

Henry Lee Williams

— A Fayetteville man was charged on Tuesday with the attempted rape and assault of a woman he knew, police said.

Henry Lee Williams, 56, was charged with attempted second-degree rape, attempted second-degree sex offense, assault by strangulation and second-degree kidnapping, according to the Fayetteville Police Department. He was jailed under a $100,000 secured bond.

Anyone with information about Williams or the investigation should call Det. P. Matrafailo at 910-433-2056 or Sgt. D.W. West at 910-433-1439.


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