GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) -- A 24-year-old man is charged with rape and is behind bars after he was caught in the Goldsboro home of a teen girl he met on Facebook, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office said, according to WNCN.
Alejandro Cabrera Hernandez of Frederick, Maryland, is facing a charge of statutory rape of a 15-year-old, according to authorities.
The sheriff’s office said Hernandez was caught with the victim in the home by the victim’s mother Wednesday, Jan. 1. During the investigation, deputies learned that Hernandez and the teen girl had been in contact on Facebook and that he “traveled to Wayne County from Maryland to visit the victim during the night.”
Hernandez was arrested at the scene.
Authorities did not say how long Hernandez and the victim had been in contact or if they had met before.