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Chatham sex offender charged with raping child

Posted March 6, 2013 4:42 p.m. EST
Updated March 6, 2013 4:44 p.m. EST

— A registered sex offender has been charged in the December rape of a 13-year-old girl in Chatham County, authorities said Wednesday.

Phillip Broyal, 30, of 327 Vander Oldham Road in Bear Creek, faces one count each of felony indecent liberties with a child, felony statutory rape and felony child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury. He was placed in the Chatham County jail under a $500,000 bond and is due in court March 11.

Broyal registered as a sex offender in Chatham County in July 2011, according to the sheriff's office. He had previously been convicted in Granville and Durham counties on felony indecent liberties charges.