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Police: Fayetteville rape suspect knew victim

Posted May 20, 2017 1:33 p.m. EDT
Updated May 20, 2017 1:36 p.m. EDT

Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department arrested and charged Jimmy Pete Skenteris, 45, with second-degree forcible rape and second-degree forcible sex offense. The victim knew the Skenteris, officials said.

— A 45-year-old man was charged on Friday for his connection to a rape that occurred the same day.

Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department arrested and charged Jimmy Pete Skenteris with second-degree forcible rape and second-degree forcible sex offense.

The victim knew Skenteris, officials said.

Officials said Skenteris was arrested without incident and taken to the Cumberland County Detention Center where he received a $100,000 secured bond. Skenteris has posted his bond and was released from the detention center on pretrial release.