Man wanted for raping child in Penn. arrested in Peachtree City

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PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- A man wanted for raping a child in Pennsylvania is now behind bars in Fayette County.

Christopher Jackson Carter, 57, was arrested Wednesday at his Peachtree City home.

Peachtree City Police spokeswoman Capt. Rosanna Dove said Pennsylvania State Police contacted Georgia investigators on Tuesday to tell them about outstanding warrants against Carter.

Charges include rape, rape of a mentally ill victim, rape of a minor, aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

Carter is being held in the Fayette County Jail where he is awaiting extradition to Pennsylvania, Dove said.

Anyone who has information that would assist police in their investigation of Carter is asked to call Peachtree City Police at 770-631-2510. Callers can remain anonymous.

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