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Morganton teen facing statutory rape charges

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A Morganton teen was arrested in connection to having sexual contact with a girl when she was 11-years-old, deputies said. 

According to the McDowell County Sheriff's Office, an 18-year-old was arrested and charged Thursday with two counts of first-degree statutory rape. 

Deputies said the male teen is accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with a female when she was 11 and when he was 15 and 16. 

The incident occurred multiple times in 2015 and 2016, the sheriff's office said. 

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