Cape Girardeau Man Arrested for Rape and Sodomy

Christian N. Banks, 20, of Cape Girardeau was arrested Saturday night for allegedly having sexual relations with a minor. He is charged with unclassified felony counts of first-degree statutory rape and first-degree statutory sodomy, police say.  Each charge carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. Police say a search of Banks’ account on Facebook showed he has tried to justify dating underage girls in the past. Banks is being held at the Cape Girardeau County Jail on a $50,000 cash-only bond.

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