U.S. marshals arrested a Philadelphia man in Charlotte on Wednesday who was wanted for the rape of two twin girls in 2014.
Marshals spotted Juan Morales in a northbound car in the 3700 block of South Boulevard and took him into custody without incident, the U.S. Marshals Service said in a statement. Morales was a passenger in the car and was arrested after the car stopped at an Auto Zone.
Morales fled Pennsylvania two years ago to avoid capture, according to the U.S. Marshals Service. He will be held in the Mecklenburg County jail pending extradition to Philadelphia.
The warrant for his arrest was issued in Philadelphia on July 16, 2014.
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