High Point man charged with statutory rape

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Jose Alberto-Mejia Romero

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HIGH POINT, N.C. — A High Point man was arrested Sunday evening on sex offense charges involving a child.

Jose Alberto-Mejia Romero, 44, of 405 Barker Ave., is charged with first-degree statutory rape and felony incest of a child who is 13, 14 or 15.

The victim is a female relative, said Lt. Kevin Ray with High Point Police. Ray would not comment on how Romero is accused of coming into contact with the victim.

Police were alerted to the incident by family, Ray said.

Read more: Greensboro News & Record

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