Raleigh man arrested on child rape charges
Posted September 15, 2013
Updated September 16, 2013
Raleigh, N.C. — Police on Sunday arrested a Raleigh man on charges that he raped a child.
Rahqi Bilal Tyler, 20, of 10110-104 Strome Ave., faces two counts of first-degree rape of a child in connection with the alleged crimes, which happened sometime between Aug. 21 and Sept. 11, according to an arrest warrant.
A Raleigh police spokesman said the Tyler and the 12-year-old girl knew each other but did not elaborate.
Tyler was being held under a $2 million secured bond Sunday evening and was expected to make his first appearance in Wake County District Court on Monday.