Man charged with rape of girl

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TOWN OF WESTMORELAND — A 30-year-old man is accused of having sex with an underage girl in Westmoreland, according to the county Child Advocacy Center.

Investigators said Cody J. Moon-Perkins, of Floyd, raped a 15-year-old girl in Westmoreland in October. ‘

The sexual contact was reported to the authorities on Jan. 5, and Moon-Perkins was taken into custody on Monday.

Moon-Perkins is charged with one count of third-degree rape, a class E felony, authorities said.

He was arraigned in court and was sent to the county jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bond, the law enforcement
officials added.

An order of protection has been issued on behalf of the victim, who has also been offered counseling through the CAC.

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