Region 8 Man behind bars on rape charges

KENNETT, MO (KAIT) - Kennett Police have arrested a man on accusations that he raped a 19-year-old girl.

According to the Kennett Police Department, Albert Denton was arrested early Wednesday morning and he is currently being held in lieu of a $500,000 cash only bond for allegedly raping the girl at a home on Masterson St. in Kennett.

Denton is a convicted sex offender and is charged with forcible rape.

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