Man accused of raping runaway juvenile

Darron Clemons

MEMPHIS, Tenn. —  A 48-year-old Memphis man was charged with rape of a child after police discovered a runaway girl living in his home.

According to police they were able to track the 12-year-old to Darron Clemons home on Wednesday. The victim told police she had been staying with the suspect for approximately four days, but they had previously met about two weeks ago to have sex.

When questioned by police, Clemons stated he had engaged in sexual activity with the child on two separate occasions while she was staying with him.

Clemons was given a $100,000 bond.

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