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Police: Man forcibly raped teen girl

John Reed (Source: Crittenden County Sheriff's Office) John Reed (Source: Crittenden County Sheriff's Office)

CRITTENDEN COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A man is behind bars after police say he raped a 15-year-old girl.

According to the Crittenden County Sheriff's Office, 43-year-old John Reed forcibly raped the teen on July 13th.

The police report states Reed lured the girl to his car by promising her some marijuana, took her behind a levee, and raped her.

Police say the teen escaped and ran way. She was eventually picked up by some passersby.

Investigators say Reed confessed to raping the girl.

He is behind bars without bond.  

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