Selma police officer charged with rape

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SELMA, AL (WSFA) - A Selma police officer was arrested and charged with rape Tuesday evening.

The Alabama Bureau of Investigation arrested Officer Christopher Harris, who now faces charges of raping a child who is less than 16-years-old but older than 12.

District Attorney Michael Jackson said Harris was booked and taken to the Dallas County Jail where he remains under a $50,000 bond. He'll be arraigned later in the week.

The case will be given to a Grand Jury at the end of January.

Additional details about the alleged crime were not immediately available.

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