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Vance County man charged with child rape

Posted October 5, 2010 4:22 p.m. EDT

— A Manson man was indicted Monday on various sex offenses, including child rape, authorities said.

Keon C. Catlette, 19, of 1160 Buchannan Road, was charged with four counts each of first-degree rape of a child, indecent liberties and first-degree sexual offense. He was being held Tuesday in the Vance County jail under a $250,000 bond.

Catlette was arrested Sept. 9 at Northern Vance High School, where he is a student.

Authorities said the two alleged victims are girls under age 10. The alleged crimes occurred in Henderson over a six-week period in May and June 2009, authorities said.