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Fayetteville teen accused of raping 12-year-old

Posted December 17, 2013

Elijah Anthony Greer

— Cumberland County sheriff's investigators said Tuesday that they have arrested a Fayetteville teenager accused of raping a 12-year-old girl.

Elijah Anthony Greer, 17, of the 5900 block of Wriston Drive, was arrested and jailed under a $500,000 bond on charges of first-degree statutory rape, first-degree statutory sex offense and taking indecent liberties with a minor.

Investigators say the alleged crimes happened sometime between Nov. 20 and Dec. 1 at Greer's home.

Greer was scheduled to make his first court appearance on Wednesday.

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  • sunshine1040 Dec 18, 2013

    What responsible parent lets their 12 year old daughter hang out with a 17 year old male that is not her brother or cousin. Sorry but until I was 18 my dates had to be within in 2 years of the same age