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Raleigh man charged with raping child

Posted August 5, 2011 7:00 p.m. EDT
Updated August 5, 2011 7:45 p.m. EDT

— A Raleigh man faces charges that he raped a child under age 13, according to arrest warrants.

Marlon E. Mendoza-Mejia, 24, of 5423 Gunnett Road, was charged Thursday with first-degree rape and two counts of first-degree sex offense against a child. He was placed in the Wake County jail under a $4 million bond.

The warrants state that Mendoza-Mejia abused the child in April. The exact age and gender of the child weren't given.