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Gilmer County Police Search for Rape Suspect
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Gilmer County Police Search for Rape Suspect

ELLIJAY, GA -- The Gilmer County Sheriff's Office is currently searching for a man who is accused of raping his girlfriend's 13-year-old daughter.

According to police records, on Monday, Jan. 31, Floyd Dawayne Bedford, 35, entered his girlfriend's Ellijay home and raped her daughter at knifepoint.

Bedford then fled in the family's car. The vehicle was later recovered at the RaceTrac gas station on Highway 515 in Jasper.

The suspect has been charged with Rape, Kidnapping, Aggravated Assault, Child Molestation and Possession of a Knife While Committing a Crime, among other charges.

Anyone who knows Bedford's whereabouts is asked to call 911 or Detective Coy Turner with the Gilmer County Sheriff's Office Communications Center at 706-635-8911.

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