Crime

Man sought in rape of Union County teenager

Union County sheriff’s investigators are searching for Luis Alberto Cruz-Rojas, 29, in connection with the rape of a teenage acquaintance.
Union County sheriff’s investigators are searching for Luis Alberto Cruz-Rojas, 29, in connection with the rape of a teenage acquaintance. Union County Sheriff’s Office

Union County sheriff’s investigators are searching for a 29-year-old suspect in the rape of a teenage acquaintance.

Luis Alberto Cruz-Rojas, 29, is charged with two counts of second-degree rape and one count each of second-degree kidnapping and assault on a female, the victim’s mother.

Cruz-Rojas most recently lived in the Indian Trail area and previously in the 1500 block of Walkup Avenue in Monroe, according to the sheriff’s office. He reportedly left in a late ‘90s-early 2000s model Ford Explorer with an unknown tag number.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Union County Sheriff’s Office at 704-283-3789 or Crimestoppers at 704-283-5600.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak

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