Red Springs man charged with rape

Lee Dial (Image courtesy Hoke County Sheriff's Office)

December 31, 2013 6:15:27 AM PST
Hoke County Sheriff Hubert Peterkin said Tuesday that his deputies have arrested a Red Springs man in a rape this past spring.

Lee Dial, 35, of Hodgin Road was captured after a short standoff with officers in Bennettsville, South Carolina and extradited back to Hoke County.

Sheriff Peterkin said the rape of a juvenile occurred May 30.

Dial is charged with felony first-degree rape, felony kidnapping, felony failing to report a new address as a sex offender, assault with a gun, and disorderly conduct.

Bond was set at $802,500.

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