Athens man accused of kidnapping, raping girl

A man accused of luring a girl into his car then raping her was arrested late Friday in Athens-Clarke County.

Police said Daryle Edward Jones of Athens locked the victim, whose age was not released, in his vehicle before brandishing a gun at the secluded area where he sexually assaulted the girl.

Jones, 41, has been charged with rape, aggravated assault, aggravated child molestation, aggravated sodomy and kidnapping in the case. He remained in the county jail Saturday afternoon.

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