Police charge Huntsville man with rape of an 11-year-old

A man is facing additional charges after police connect him to the rape of an 11-year-old girl.

Jamel Fletcher was arrested on Tuesday for several area burglaries.  On Thursday, Huntsville police added rape to his list of charges.

Investigators said the charges stem from an incident on Whitney Avenue in July. They said he attacked the girl at knife point.

Fletcher is now being held in the Madison County Metro Jail without bond.

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