NORCROSS, Ga. — Authorities say a Georgia man has been arrested after he drove to Arkansas to pick up a 14-year-old girl he met online and brought her back to suburban Atlanta.
Gwinnett County, Ga., police say 23-year-old Felipe Nunez-Martinez remains in the Gwinnett County jail on two counts of statutory rape, interference with custody and an immigration violation. Authorities say Nunez-Martinez drove from Norcross outside Atlanta to the girl’s home in Hope, Ark., and picked her up Dec. 22.
Police say the girl called her mother on Christmas Eve from Norcross, Ga., and said she was scared and wanted to come home. Police say Nunez-Martinez had sex with the teen.