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Blodgett, MO man facing charge of rape

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SCOTT COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

A Blodgett, Missouri man is facing rape charges.

According to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter, a 26-year-old man was arrested on a charge of second degree statutory rape.

He said for added protection of the victim's identity, the suspect's name and further information was redacted from the press release.

Sheriff Walter said on July 20, a detective began investigating the allegations.

On August 5, he said the suspect was found and arrested.

During an interview, the sheriff said the suspect confessed to soliciting and having sex with a juvenile.

On Aug. 6, a warrant was issued for second degree statutory rape.

His bond was set by the court at $25,000 cash only.

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