Columbus man pleads not guilty to raping teen inside Lakebottom Park restroom

(Source: Matt Clegg/WTVM)
(Source: Matt Clegg/WTVM)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The man accused of raping a woman at Lakebottom park in Columbus appeared in Superior Court Wednesday.

Domingo Puckett is charged with raping a teen inside restroom stall in the park last March.

In court, Judge Ron Mullins set a $50,000 bond and says Puckett is to have no contact with the victim.

Puckett pleaded not guilty and says the sex was consensual.

During a Recorder's Court hearing Detective Tom Shelton testified the victim is a 16-year-old girl.

Detective Shelton stated the alleged victim and Puckett knew each other from Facebook.

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