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Police charge 60-year-old man with rape

A 60-year-old man faces a felony charge following a rape last fall.

Albemarle Police arrested Ricky Ratcliff, of 1221 Bailey St., March 6 with second-degree forcible rape of a woman in September.

Ricky Ratcliff

A lady and her husband were in an argument near Walmart, Capt. David Dulin said. The woman decided to not go home and met with a friend.

They later met other acquaintances and that’s when the incident happened, the woman told police.

Following positive lab results, Ratcliff was arrested, Dulin said.

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