Raleigh man charged with rape, taking indecent liberties with 7-year-old boy

From staff reportsJune 20, 2014 

Matthew Michael Herron


— A 19-year-old man was arrested at his Raleigh home early Friday on charges of first-degree rape and taking indecent liberties with a 7-year-old boy.

Police arrested Matthew Michael Herron at 1601 Thoroughbred Lane at about 1:30 Friday morning, according to a report.

An arrest warrant charges that the incidents happened Wednesday.

A magistrate set Herron’s bail at $250,000, and he was being held at the Wake County Detention Center pending a first court appearance Friday.

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