Greenville man jailed on statutory rape charge

GREENVILLE, PITT COUNTY - A Greenville man was arrested and charged with statutory rape.

According to Pitt County deputies, Nathan Franicso Sutton, 20, of Northwest Acres Dr. in Greenville, engaged in sexual activities with a victim who was younger than 16 years old. The crime allegedly happened in Greenville between March 24-28. The suspect knew the victim for about three to four months, investigators said.

Sutton was arrested on Wednesday and was charged with one county of statutory rape/ sex offense by a defendant that is greater than six years. He was placed in jail under a $500,000 bond.

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