Police close to arrest in rape case

POSTED: 8:05 AM Dec 24 2013   UPDATED: 8:44 PM Sep 22 2013

New Bern Police said they are close to making an arrest in the rape case near a cemetery.

Police got the call at 6:30 a.m. Saturday; the rape occurred outside near the area of East Rose Street and Evergreen Cemetery, which is in the Duffyfield area of New Bern.

Police also said the suspect and the victim knew each other.

No further details were released.