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Authorities seek Weldon man on rape charges

Posted September 26, 2012 3:35 p.m. EDT

— The Halifax County Sheriff's Office was searching Wednesday for a Weldon man wanted on two counts of first-degree rape and one count of indecent liberties with a child.

Robert Earl Smith, 43, was last seen on Aug. 17. He may be driving a dark-colored Ford Fusion with license tag BCP 1164.

Anyone with information on Smith's whereabouts is asked to call the sheriff's office at 252-583-1991 or Crime Stoppers at 252-583-4444.