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13-year-old runaway girl found with her 30-year-old ‘boyfriend’ after they had sex

By Mason White 9:24 AM September 20, 2017
German Cruz Capetillo
German Cruz Capetillo
By: Emily Lewis

A man of North Carolina, was arrested after police discovered that he had sex with a runaway teen.

Tarboro Police and the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call early Monday morning, on a report of a runaway 13-year-old girl.

Officer were able to locate the 13-year-old girl. She was found safe and sleeping inside a home with 30-year-old German Cruz Capetillo.

During their interview, officers determined that the pair had engaged in sexual activity.

Capetillo was arrested and charged with statutory rape.

He was and booked into the Edgecombe County Detention Center. Capetillo is being held without bail because he is considered a flight risk.

Detectives contacted the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as the suspect is not a U.S. citizen. He is from Mexico.

Deputies said that the process for an Immigrations and Customs Enforcement detainer against Capetillo was started.