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Russellville man charged in rape

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A Franklin County man is in jail, accused of raping a woman at a Tuscumbia motel Saturday, police said.

Authorities said Harry Wayne Roberts of Russellville is charged with first-degree rape.

Tuscumbia Police Detective Lt. Stuart Setliff said Roberts is accused of raping a 26-year-old woman.

According to Tuscumbia Police Chief Tony Logan, the rape reportedly happened at the Four-Way Motel on U.S. 43.

Roberts bond was set at $75,000. He was also arrested for a string of tractor thefts in Russellville last month and faces new charges.

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