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Fort Bragg Soldier In Custody For Alleged Rape

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FORT BRAGG — A Fort Bragg soldier is in military police custody after being suspected in the sexual assault of an elderly woman on post.

The incident took place in government quarters in a housing area on post early Monday morning. The victim is the family member of a Fort Bragg soldier living there.

The attempted assault was interrupted when the soldier occupant returned to the home. A fight occurred, and the suspect was stabbed. He fled the scene and was apprehended by military police and taken to Womack Army Community Hospital where he is in stable condition.

The Fort Bragg U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID) is investigating the incident.

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