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JPD searching for rape suspect

Ricardo Barbosa (Source: Jonesboro Police Dept.) Ricardo Barbosa (Source: Jonesboro Police Dept.)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

The Jonesboro Police Department needs help finding a man suspected of raping a young girl.

Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for 31-year-old Ricardo Barbosa.

Investigators from Jonesboro and the Arkansas State Police Crimes Against Children Division say he had sexual contact with a 12-year-old girl.

Officers have been unable to locate Barbosa, who is a former resident of Memphis, according to a news release from JPD.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to call the Jonesboro Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at (870) 935-6710 or Crimestoppers at 935-STOP (7867).

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