Man faces rape charge for sex with 16-year-old

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A Memphis man has been charged with statutory rape after police say he picked up a 16-year-old girl from her school and had sex with her at a motel.

Police say 24-year-old Jose Mata admitted picking up the girl, according to The Commercial Appeal.

After the two had sex, police say he took the girl back to school.

Mata also admitted that he knew the girl was 16.


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