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(WBIR) Sevierville police arrested a 68-year-old man accused of raping a 9-year-old girl.

Officers arrested Arlilnton Mendoza on Wednesday, May 14 and charged him with rape of a child under 13 years old, according to a Sevierville Police Department release.

Mendoza was booked the Sevier County Jail on a $750,000 bond.

Authorities said they aren't releasing additional information at this time to protect the child's identity.

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