Authorities searching for Burke County man accused of raping child under 15

Solomon Deprince Norwood is accused of raping a child in Burke County.
The Burke County Sheriff's Office is searching for 39-year-old Solomon Deprince Norwood.
The Burke County Sheriff's Office is searching for 39-year-old Solomon Deprince Norwood.(Burke County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jul. 28, 2022 at 6:00 PM EDT
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BURKE COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who is accused of raping a child under the age of 15.

Solomon Deprince Norwood, 39, has an outstanding warrant for arrest for statutory rape.

Norwood could be in surrounding counties and has moved from his last known address.

He is described as a Black male who is 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighs approximately 151 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

If anyone knows about Norwood’s whereabouts, they are asked to contact the Burke County Sheriff’s Office at 828-438-5500.

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