An Eagle Springs man is behind bars charged with rape of a child.

According to a Thursday Moore County Sheriff’s Office news release, Romaro Dashon Kennedy, 43, was taken into custody Wednesday on a $1 million secured bond.

Kennedy was booked at the Moore County Detention Center just before 7:30 p.m. and charged with one count of felony indecent liberties with a child, one count of felony first degree sexual offense, and one count of felony statutory rape.

Information from Moore County Detention Center listed the alleged crime occurring on Jan. 1, 2005.

The news release did not state the age of the child or the relationship between the suspect.

Kennedy is due in court on Sept. 11 and is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

“Anyone with information regarding this or any other case is asked to contact the Moore County Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip Line at 910-947-4444,” said the release.

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