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Man pleads guilty to rape charges, will be deported

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Nazario Rojas Bautista (Source: Pender Co. Sheriff's Office) Nazario Rojas Bautista (Source: Pender Co. Sheriff's Office)

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – A man pleaded guilty in Pender County Friday to charges of second degree rape and second degree sexual offense.

According to the sheriff's office, Nazario Rojas Bautista was arrested and charged in June 2013 in connection to assaulting his girlfriend.

An investigation into the incident resulted in more charges, including first degree rape, first degree sexual offense, assault by strangulation, and assault inflicting serious injury with a minor present.

According to the sheriff's office, Bautista was sentenced to a minimum of ten years in prison and will be deported to Mexico prior to his scheduled release.

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