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Man charged with raping 7-year-old girl

A Sanford man faces multiple sex charges after allegedly raping a 7-year-old girl last Saturday.

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Jonathon Scott Locke
SANFORD, N.C. — A Sanford man faces multiple sex charges after allegedly raping a 7-year-old girl last Saturday.

Investigators with the Lee County Sheriff's Office said Jonathon Scott Locke, 46, of 108 Quality Lane, assaulted the girl at his home on June 7.

Officials said Locke is reportedly a friend of the victim's family.

Locke faces one charge each of first-degree rape of a child, first-degree sex offense against a child, indecent liberties with a child and crimes against nature.

He was being held at the Lee County Jail under a $500,000 bond on Tuesday night.

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