Memphis man charged with raping 11-year-old girl

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – A Memphis man is behind bars, charged with raping an 11-year-old girl.

50-year-old Robert Woods is charged with rape of a child. Police say the victim’s mother found explicit text messages between Woods and the victim. Investigators say the girl said Woods raped her about a week ago.

According to the affidavit, witnesses at the scene said they heard Woods apologize to the victim and say, “being in prison for 29 years messed me up.”

Police say Woods refused to give a statement. He remains in jail on $150,000 bond and is scheduled to be in court Tuesday.

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