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Soldiers Charged with Statutory Rape

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FORT BRAGG — Two Fort Bragg soldiers are behind bars,charged with statutory rape of two young girls from Cary.

Fayetteville police say four 82nd Airborne paratroopers provided beerto three juveniles in a room at a local motel Saturday night.

Private First Class Willie Garner and Private First Class RichardBellinger are charged with raping the 14-year-olds.

Police believe the girls were runaways.

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