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Man Arrested in Rape of Norcross Teen

Duoc Nguyen, of Lawrenceville, was wanted for on charges of burglary and rape of a 16-year-old girl.

The 's Fugitive Unit arrested a Lawrenceville man Tuesday on charges of burglary and rape that had occurred in a Norcross home.

Duoc Nguyen, 21, allegedly broke into the home and raped a 16-year-old girl inside, according to a press release from Lt. S. W. Smith of the Gwinnett Sheriff's Office. Norcros Police issued felony warrants for Nguyen for burglary and rape Sunday, Aug. 12.

Gwinnett Sheriff's deputies spotted Nguyen leaving his home at 580 Avalon Forest Dr. in Lawrenceville on Tuesday, Aug. 14. They contacted , who pulled over and arrested Nguyen a short distance away.

He was taken to the Gwinnett County jail where he is being held without bond.

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