Man accused of statutory rape, taking alleged victim out of school

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Nicholas Reid Hammock (Caswell Co. Sheriff's Office)

A Caswell County man has been accused of statutory rape of a middle school student and using a fake name to get the student out of school.

Nicholas Reid Hammock, 27, of Ruffin, was arrested on Nov. 19.

The day before his arrest, Hammock went to Dillard Middle School in Ruffin and took a student out of school early, Caswell County deputies said. However, Hammock provided a fake name to school officials, deputies said.

Further investigation revealed Hammock had a sexual relationship with the student, deputies said. The dates of the alleged sex offenses were Nov. 7 and Nov. 14. deputies said.

Hammock faces one count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and two counts of statutory rape. He was placed in the Caswell County Jail under a $250,000 secured bond.

Deputies are still investigating the case.