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Fayetteville man wanted for statutory rape

Posted July 25, 2012 11:52 a.m. EDT
Updated July 26, 2012 11:49 a.m. EDT

— A Fayetteville man is wanted by police for the statutory rape of a 14-year-old.

Warrants have been issued for the arrest of Zayrain Carpenter, 37, who has been charged with statutory sex offense, crimes against nature and taking indecent liberties with a child.

Carpenter was last seen in the area of Cissna Drive without his shoes, wallet, keys or cell phone.

He is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 210 pounds. He has shoulder-length dreadlocks.

Police believe he may be staying in the Cumberland-Hoke County area.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-433-1851 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483- 8477.

Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that solve crimes.