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Two Lafayette County men charged with rape of 16-year-old

Two Lafayette County men were arrested Tuesday for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl.

According to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department, the girl made a report Monday claiming that Willie Shaw, 19, and Marquavius Brown, 22, approached her in a vehicle Saturday on County Road 1001 while she was walking and lured her into their vehicle. Once inside the vehicle, the alleged victim claims the two sexually battered her.

The two were arrested on a warrant Tuesday and charged with sexual battery. They were taken to the Lafayette County Detention Center where they are being held and awaiting a first appearance bond hearing.