Greenville Police say a Winterville man is under arrest for raping a four year-old child.
Jubonte Stevenson was arrested on Thursday and is being held on a one million dollar bond at the Pitt County Detention Center. Police also say Stevenson gave the four year old an STD.
Police say stevenson was living in winterville and they have not explained what the relationship was between him and the child.
A friend who lived with Stevenson on Old Tar Road in Winterville says her friend is innocent.
Danielle Medders says Stevenson is the father of a two year-old girl and the family believes in the end he will be proven innocent of the charges.
A suspect is behind bars on a million dollar bond charged with the first degree rape of a four year-old.
Greenville police charged 21 year-old Jubonte Marquel Stevenson of Old Tar Road in Winterville with the crime.
Police say they were contacted by the Department of Social Services in May regarding alleged sexual misconduct between Stevenson and the child.
The Greenville Police Department Special Victims Unit conducted an investigation which revealed that the 4 year-old victim had contracted a sexually transmitted disease by way of sexual intercourse from Stevenson.