Fort Bragg man charged with rape, Fayetteville police say

Christian Taylor Benoit (Source: Fayetteville Police Department)
Christian Taylor Benoit (Source: Fayetteville Police Department)

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C (WNCN) – A 22-year-old man was arrested in connection with a rape investigation that happened four months ago, police say.

Christian Taylor Benoit, of Fort Bragg has been arrested and charged with first-degree forcible rape and first-degree forcible sex offense.

Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Special Victims Unit say the suspect was involved in a rape that occurred on May 8.

They say Benoit was an acquaintance of the victim at the time of the incident.

Benoit was taken to the Cumberland County Detention Center and received a $25,000 secured bond.

Officials say he has posted his bond and has been released from the detention center.

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