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Lexington man, 20, charged with statutory rape involving 14-year-old girl

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Aaron Wayne Morris, 20, of Lexington

LEXINGTON, N.C. — A 20-year-old Lexington man faces charges of statutory rape after he allegedly had sex with a 14-year-old girl.

Aaron Wayne Morris was arrested and charged after the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office opened an investigation on the crime on July 28.

The suspect is accused of having sexual intercourse with the victim at his home. Specific details surrounding the allegations have not been released.

Morris was placed in the Davidson County Detention Center under a $100,000 secured bond and has court planned for March 23.