Police arrested a 38-year-old man Wednesday on a charge of raping a 15-year-old girl in February.
Jeffrey Stephen Rosales Jr. was at the WakeMed Cary Hospital when police arrested him about 8 p.m., according to county records.
Rosales was listed as living at a Motel 6 at 1401 Buck Jones Road.
An arrest warrant charging statutory rape of a child said the incident happened Feb. 4. Police swore out a warrant for Rosales on Thursday.
The charge of statutory rape applies when a victim is between 13 and 15 years old.
A magistrate set Rosales’ bail at $500,000, and he was held for a first court appearance Thursday.