• Suspect posing as policeman allegedly raped child

    SPRING HILL, N.C. (AP) town of Spring Hill northwest of Fayetteville are searching for man charged with posing as a policeman who then sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl.

    Area media outlets report that 28-year-old Nathan Lynn Cooley of Spring Hill is charged with first degree kidnapping and taking indecent liberties with a child.

    Authorities say that Cooley is a registered sex offender convicted of two previous child sex crimes.

    Police say the incident happened on Tuesday when a man in a car approached a young girl walking to the library after school. The man said he was a police officer searching for his dog and then took the child to the woods and assaulted her.

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