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Raeford group home worker sought on sex charges

Posted February 15, 2011 11:43 a.m. EST
Updated February 15, 2011 11:55 a.m. EST

— Police were searching Tuesday for an employees of a Hoke County group home wanted on charges that he had sex with a resident of the home.

Raeford police have issued arrest warrants for Tracy Tramaine Jones, 21, of Hamlet, charging him with a sex act by a custodian and misdemeanor sexual battery.

A resident of Monarch Group Home in Raeford, in the 100 block of Oak Street, told a staffer during a recent counseling session about a sexual encounter with Jones last November, police said.

The resident is a mentally disabled man in his 40s, police said.

Anyone with information about Jones' whereabouts is asked to call the Raeford Police Department at 910-875-4251.