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.