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Man arrested in rape at Hollister teen dance

Halifax County sheriff's deputies arrested James Arnette Richardson, 16, of 150 Tanga Lane in Hollister, Monday and charged him with the rape of a 13-year-old.

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HOLLISTER, N.C. — Halifax County sheriff's deputies arrested James Arnette Richardson, 16, of 150 Tanga Lane in Hollister, Monday and charged him with the rape of a 13-year-old girl.

The victim reported that Richardson forced her behind a wall during a dance at the Doe Spun Building Dec. 26.

Richardson was being held on $50,000 bond Monday.

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