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Hoke man charged with rape of child

Posted March 30, 2011 2:03 p.m. EDT

— A Raeford man has been charged with the first-degree rape of a child under age 13, according to the Hoke County Sheriff's Office.

Amos Andy Combs II, 20, of 4300 Red Springs Road, was arrested Friday and given a $500,000 secured bond.

Investigators said that the child, whose gender wasn't released, told his or her parents about the alleged rape Thursday. The parents then contacted authorities.

The child said that he or she had been forced to engage in sexual intercourse multiple times over a couple months, investigators said.