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Police: Wake Forest man wanted on charges of rape, kidnapping

Posted July 27, 2017 5:05 p.m. EDT

Wake Forest police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a kidnapping and rape that occurred Wednesday evening.

— Wake Forest police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a kidnapping and rape that occurred Wednesday evening.

Authorities said Kennedy Marquez Beltran, 19, of 314 W. Oak Ave., has been charged with second-degree rape, three counts of second-degree sexual offense, kidnapping, assault by strangulation, assault on a female and communicating threats.

Beltran and the victim knew each other, police said.

Anybody with information is asked to call Wake Forest police at 919-554-6150.