APD arrests Loachapoka man for allegedly raping a 15-year-old

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) – Auburn police have arrested a Loachapoka man for rape.

On Tuesday, 19-year-old Wilmer Villafuerte was charged with rape in the second-degree.

Around 10 p.m., Auburn police responded to a suspicious incident call in the 800 block of Lee Road 394. Villafuerte, an acquaintance of the 15-year-old victim was discovered at the residence by her parents at which point he fled.

Further investigation determined that Villafuerte had been sexually involved with the 15-year-old victim on prior occasions.

Officers located Villafuerte nearby and he was taken into custody. Villafuerte was transported to the Lee County Jail, where he remains in custody on a $10,000 bond.

The investigation is ongoing, and additional charges are anticipated.

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