CARTERET COUNTY -

A Carteret County man is arrested and charged with the statutory rape of a 14-year-old girl he met on Facebook.

Alan DeBoer, 20, was arrested in late March.  He faces three charges - statutory rape, solicitation of a child and second degree kidnapping.

The girl is from Johnston County.  Investigators say DeBoer met the girl on Facebook, talked with her for two months and then drove to Johnston County where he allegedly took the girl to a motel and had sex with her.