8-year-old girl raped
Thomasville detectives on Jan. 16 charged a Thomasville man in connection with the rape of an 8-year- old girl.
Robert Lee Ingram Jr., 45, of 119-B South St. has been charged with first degree statutory rape.
According to a press release, the rape occurred at 119-B South St. on Jan. 2
Ingram was arrested without incident during an execution of a search warrant at his residence. Ingram received a $1,000,000 secured bond and was placed in the Davidson County Jail with a court date set for Feb. 26 in Thomasville.
“Ingram was a friend of the family and was entrusted to watch the child at his residence while the parents were at work,” said Detective Chet Jarrell. “The arrest came after a culmination of evidence gained from a forensic interview and a medical exam of the child.”