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Auburn man arrested for allegedly raping female underage relative

Nathan S. Childers, 29. Photo source: Auburn Police Division Nathan S. Childers, 29. Photo source: Auburn Police Division
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) -

Nathan S. Childers, 29, of Auburn, has been arrested on felony warrants charging him with the rape of a female relative under the age of 12.

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According to Auburn police, a police report dated Feb. 23 says Childers had engaged in inappropriate and illegal sexual contact with a female relative. The incident reportedly happened at the suspect's residence in the 300 block of Webster Rd. in Auburn, while the child was in his care.

Police say they initiated an investigation, and notified the Lee County Department of Human Resources immediately. They issued arrest warrants for Childers, charging him with rape first degree, sodomy first degree, and incest. Childers was taken into custody at his residence.

The victim was placed into foster care by DHR until the investigation is complete.

Childers was transported to the Lee County Detention Facility where his bond was set at $150,000. The investigation is ongoing and addition charges are expected in the case.

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