Memphis man charged with raping 12-year-old runaway who had been staying with him


Darron Clemons

MEMPHIS, Tenn. ( – A Memphis man is behind bars, accused of repeatedly raping a 12-year-old runaway who had been staying with him.

48-year-old Darron Clemons is charged with rape of a child.

According to police records, officers located the girl Wednesday at Clemons’ home. The girl told investigators she had been staying with him since June 22nd, and had sex with Clemons about two weeks before that.

Police say Clemons admitted the girl had been staying with him, and confessed to having sex with her at least twice since she had been staying there.

Clemons remains in jail on $100,000 bond. He is set to be in court July 1st.

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