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Fayetteville police charge man in June sex assault case

Posted January 29, 2016 10:49 a.m. EST

J'Markus Lamonta McArthur, 30, of Aspen Circle, has been charged with attempted second-degree rape, misdemeanor false imprisonment, misdemeanor assault on a female and communicating threats.

— Fayetteville police made an arrest Thursday in a sexual assault case from June 2015.

J'Markus Lamonta McArthur, 30, of Aspen Circle, has been charged with attempted second-degree rape, misdemeanor false imprisonment, misdemeanor assault on a female and communicating threats.

According to authorities, McArthur assaulted a 41-year-old women he knew in the area of Briar Circle and Owen Drive on June 18.

McArthur was taken to the Cumberland County jail, where he was given a $10,000 secured bond.

Anyone with information about the case should call the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-366-5853 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.