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Police: Man rapes teenage girl, lives in her closet for 5 days

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IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. (WSOC) – A North Carolina man is accused of hiding in a teenage girl’s closet for days.

According to WSOC, police say the man also sexually assaulted the 14-year-old.

According to police, the girl told deputies she met 27-year-old Jarred Workman online.

The teen said Workman assaulted her once they got inside her house.

Authorities say he hid in her closet for five days and ran out of the house after the girl’s mother opened the closet door.

In fact, he left so quickly he forgot his wallet and cell phone.

Workman is being charged with 11 counts of statutory rape and five counts of statutory sex offense.

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