Man charged with sex crimes against minor

41-year-old Antowin Rankin (Cumberland COunty Sheriff's Office)

September 26, 2011 5:11:05 PM PDT
The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office charged a Spring Lake man Monday with multiple sex crimes against a minor.

Detectives charged 41-year-old Antowin Rankin with 15 offenses including statutory rape, first-degree rape and taking indecent liberties with a minor.

Investigators say he began his inappropriate behavior when the child was 5 years old. The victim is now 13.

Rankin is being held in the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $120,000 bond.

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