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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police are searching for a man accused of raping a 5-year-old child in Winston-Salem.

According to police, the man entered an apartment on Bruce Street, “committed the act” and fled the area.

Detectives with the Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene and assumed the investigation, which is in its “early stages,” police said in a news release.

No other information was provided.

Anyone with infomation concerning this investigation is asked to contact the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700.