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Man charged with rape after online date

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A Woodbridge man is facing rape charges in Prince William County after police say he met a Fredericksburg woman online.
According to Jason Perok of the Prince William County Police Department, detectives from the special victims bureau responded to investigate a rape that was reported Sunday at 12:55 a.m.
The rape was reported to have occurred in the 15100 block of Catalpa Court in Woodbridge, Perok said.

Anthony Fendall

The investigation revealed that the victim, a 22-year-old woman from Fredericksburg, met a man online and was at his residence on Catalpa Court, where she said she was raped.

After the encounter, the victim went to a nearby fire station where police were contacted, Perok said.
Following the investigation, Anthony Trevon Fendall, 24, was charged with rape.