Auburn man arrested on statutory rape charges

Auburn man arrested on statutory rape charges

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - On Monday, May 4 the Auburn Police Division arrested 23-year-old Enrique Morales-Gabriel from Auburn on a felony warrant charging him with second degree (statutory) rape.

Earlier that day, the Auburn Police Division received a report of a sexual assault of a juvenile female that occurred on April 13 at a residence on Lee Road 869.

An investigation into the incident was immediately initiated by police and Morales-Gabriel, an acquaintance of the family, was identified as a suspect.

Auburn Detectives located Morales-Gabriel at a residence in the area of Lee Road 869, detained him and subsequently obtained a warrant for his arrest.

He was taken into custody and transported to the Lee County Jail, where his bond was set at $25,000.

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