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Durham rape suspect surrenders to police

Posted May 13, 2011 10:04 a.m. EDT

— A Durham man accused of sexually assaulting a child surrendered to police Thursday.

Police said that Avis Deshon Trueluck, 34, was placed in the Durham County jail under a $1 million bond.

Trueluck faces charges of first-degree rape, first-degree sexual offense with a child and taking indecent liberties with a child. Police did not comment on the circumstances that led to the charges.

Trueluck was convicted of misdemeanor assault on a female in 2002, according to state Department of Correction records.