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Authorities: Maryland rape suspect contacted Wayne teen on Facebook

Posted January 2, 2020 10:07 a.m. EST

Alejandro Cabrera Hernandez

— A man from Maryland has been charged with the statutory rape of a Wayne County girl, authorities said.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office said Alejandro Cabrera Hernandez, 24, was found in a woman’s home with her 15-year-old daughter on Jan. 1.

Cabrera Hernandez had contacted the victim on Facebook and had traveled from Maryland to Wayne County to visit her during the night, the sheriff's office said.

Cabrera Hernandez was charged with statutory rape of a 15-year-old. He was held in the Wayne County jail under a $250,000 bond.

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