Man accused of posing as policeman to rape child


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Submitted: Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:43am
Updated: Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:51am
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SPRING LAKE, NC (AP) — Police in the town of Spring Lake northwest of Fayetteville are searching for man charged with posing as a policeman who then sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl.

Area media outlets report that 28-year-old Nathan Lynn Cooley of Spring Lake is charged with first degree kidnapping and taking indecent liberties with a child.

Authorities say that Cooley is a registered sex offender convicted of two previous child sex crimes.

Police say the incident happened on Tuesday when a man in a car approached a young girl walking to the library after school. The man said he was a police officer searching for his dog and then took the child to the woods and assaulted her.

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1 Comment

  • Lanie says:

    This is the most outrageous story i have heard in a while,My question would have to be: why in Gods name was this monster out on the street to hurt another child. wasent 2 enough!UNBELIEVABLE!

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