Charlotte man charged with rape of juvenile

Gaston County police have arrested a local man after they said he was sexually involved with a juvenile. 

Paul R. Nock, of Charlotte, NC, is charged with one count of First Degree Statutory Rape. Officers said the offense occurred on or about May 26, 2016 in Gaston County.

The offense involved a 15-year-old juvenile, whose identity is being withheld and is not a relative of the suspect, police said. 

Nock has been cooperative with the investigation and turned himself into the Gaston County jail on May 26. He is being held in the Gaston County jail on a $50,000 secured bond.

The investigation remains ongoing.  Gaston County police said additional charges are possible. 

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