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Babysitter Wanted For 13-Year-Old Rape Arrested

A man who was babysitting at a girl's home has been charged for the rape of the 13-year-old.

Carteret County deputies say Johnny Parrish of Newport was caught at a Laundromat behind Roses in Morehead City following a tip from a citizen. The 29-year-old man was wanted on Statutory Rape charges.

Deputies say the crime happened late last month and the victim was incapacitated and physically helpless when it happened.

According to Deputies the 29-year-old man was aware of the charges, and had been avoiding being served with the warrants, until a tip lead to his arrest Thursday.


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