Police have 'person of interest' in Fayetteville mall rape
Posted March 20, 2013
Fayetteville, N.C. — Fayetteville police said Wednesday that they have talked with a "person of interest" in connection with the rape of a 16-year-old girl, who was pulled into a bathroom at Cross Creek Mall Monday evening and sexually assaulted.
Police did not release the person's name and said no charges have been filed in the ongoing investigation. They said more details would be released as they become available.
The girl told officers she was pulled into a bathroom about 7:30 p.m. while shopping with her family. She was taken to a hospital in a neighboring county following the incident, police said.
Anyone with information should contact the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.
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