Montgomery County rape suspect arrested in Pitt County

Published: Jul. 21, 2018 at 9:14 AM EDT
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A Davidson County man wanted in Montgomery County on sex crimes charges has been arrested on those charges in Greenville.

According to a warrant for his arrest, 37-year-old Douglas Alex Austin, of Denton, is accused of raping a Montgomery County girl. It states the alleged incident(s) happened between January 1 and March 9 of this year.

Austin was charged with felony statutory rape of a child less than or equal to 15-years-old and felony statutory sex offense with a child less than or equal to 15-years old in connection with the case. He is being held in the Pitt County Detention Center under three-million-dollars-bond.

Court records show Austin is scheduled to appear in N.C. District Court on the charges on Monday.