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Goldsboro man charged with kidnapping, forcible rape

Posted July 30, 2020 5:03 p.m. EDT

Marcus Benton (Goldsboro Police Department photo)

— Goldsboro police arrested and charged a man after they said he kidnapped and raped a woman.

Marcus Demetrius Benton was arrested on Wednesday at around 5 p.m. in the 400 block of Denmark Street in Goldsboro. He was charged with first-degree kidnapping and second-degree forcible rape. The charges come after police filed a report on July 3. A woman said she was raped by an unknown person.

Benton was taken before a magistrate and given a $300,000 secured bond. He was placed in the Wayne County Detention Center. His first court appearance was Thursday.

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