Southern Pines man charged with attempted rape
Posted May 8, 2014
Carthage, N.C. — A Southern Pines man was arrested Thursday for attempting to rape a 69-year-old female, Moore County investigators said.
John Dixon Richards, 52, of 2206 N. May St., is charged with attempted second degree rape, sexual battery, assault on a female and false imprisonment.
Richards was held at the Moore County jail Thursday on a $15,000 bond. His first court appearance is scheduled for June 6.