Police: Man charged with raping teenager

December 31, 2008 12:04:28 PM PST
A Hope Mills man is charged with sex crimes involving a teenage girl.Investigators say 20-year-old Stephen Craig Lewis forced himself on a 17-year-old female, when came over to his house to watch television Tuesday evening.

Lewis was arrested early Wednesday morning. He is charged with 2nd degree rape and 2nd degree sex offense.

Lewis is being held in the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $75,000 bond. He is scheduled to make a first court appearance on Friday.