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CHARGED: Man accused of raping a child under the age of 13

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John Owens Jacobs (Source: Bladen Co. Sheriff's Office) John Owens Jacobs (Source: Bladen Co. Sheriff's Office)

BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office have charged a man from Bladenboro for accusations of rape.

According to the sheriff's office, John Owens Jacobs, 42, is accused of raping a child under the age of 13.

The sheriff's office was notified by the Department of Social Services May 6, and investigators were able to get enough evidence to obtain arrest warrants for Jacobs.

Jacobs was charged with two counts of first degree rape of a child under the age of 13 and one count of first degree sex offense of a child.

The investigation is ongoing and more charges could be filed.

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