Edgecombe County man to appear in court for statutory rape charges

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TARBORO, N.C. (WNCT) — An Edgecombe County man is expected in court Wednesday, charged with statutory rape of a child.

Jonathan Reese is charged with the statutory rape of a 15-year-old girl.

The incident happened on October 1, at the girl’s home.

Reese allegedly started a relationship with the girl after being employed by her parents a week prior.

Police say the victim and her mother reported the rape while at a local hospital.

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