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Fayetteville police: Man charged with rape, kidnapping in mid-June case

Posted June 26

Antoine D. Martin, of the 6500 block of Brookstone Lane, is charged with second-degree forcible rape, second-degree forcible sex offense, first-degree kidnapping, crimes against nature, assault on a female and assault by strangulation.

— Police have charged a 26-year-old Fayetteville man in connection with a rape reported earlier this month.

Antoine Demetrius Martin, of the 6500 block of Brookstone Lane, is charged with second-degree forcible rape, second-degree forcible sex offense, first-degree kidnapping, crimes against nature, assault on a female and assault by strangulation.

The alleged crimes took place on June 16 and June 17, police said. Investigators say Martin knew the victim.

Martin was arrested Sunday and taken to the Cumberland County jail, where he was being held on a $500,000 secured bond.

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