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Fayetteville police: Man wanted in 2014 sex assault may be in Florida

Posted December 1, 2016

Jauan Xavier Wilson

— Fayetteville police reiterated a request for the public's help Thursday to find a man wanted in connection with a 2014 statutory rape investigation.

Detectives said they believe Jauan Xavier Wilson, 23, of the 5400 block of Morganton Road, may be in the Palm Coast, Fla., area.

Wilson is charged with a statutory rape reported June 23, 2014, in the 7000 block of Ryan Street. Police say the alleged victim, a 15-year-old at the time, was an acquaintance of Wilson's.

Anyone with information regarding Wilson's whereabouts should call the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-709-7752 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.


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