Southern Pines man arrested for multiple charges, including rape

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SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (WNCN) – A Southern Pines man is facing multiple charges for a sexual assault that occurred in Southern Pines area of Moore County.

On April 28th, 2019, the Moore County Sheriff’s Office responded to Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst for a reported sexual assault.

Upon arrival, detectives conducted interviews. Based on information received during the course of their investigation, an arrest was made.

Detectives arrested Maurice Antonio Hailey, 42, of Southern Pines, North Carolina.

Hailey was charged with one count of first degree forcible rape, one count of second degree kidnapping, one count of assault by strangulation, and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

He is being held in the Moore County Detention Center with no bond and is first scheduled to appear in court on May 2.

Anyone with information regarding this case or any other case is asked to contact the Moore County Sheriff’s Office crime tip line at 910-947-4444.

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