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Man held under $3M bond, immigration detainer after rape of girl

Posted October 29, 2018 3:36 p.m. EDT

— A man is being held under $3 million bond and an immigration detainer after authorities said he raped a young girl.

Arrest warrants show Mario Sigfredo Lopez Deras, 28, of Raleigh, was charged with statutory rape of a child and indecent liberties with a child.

Warrants show the incidents occurred between April 1 and Sept. 4 and involved a girl under the age of 15.

According to an immigration detainer, Deras is originally from El Salvador and there is evidence he may be in the country illegally.