Brother of Wake School Board Member arrested

25-year-old Christopher Tedesco (Image courtesy Wake County Sheriff's Office)

July 30, 2011 9:00:00 PM PDT
The younger brother of Wake County School Board Member John Tedesco is facing several criminal charges, including rape and kidnapping. Christopher Tedesco, 25, was behind bars at the Wake County Jail Sunday.

According to arrest warrants, Tedesco broke into a home, raped a woman inside, and held a knife to her throat.

Authorities have charged Tedesco with first-degree kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon, breaking and entering, second-degree sexual offense and two counts of second-degree rape.

John Tedesco told ABC11 he's estranged himself from his brother and hasn't interacted with him in years. Christopher Tedesco's bond was set at $500,000 at a hearing Monday.

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