BOONE, N.C. -- Boone Police arrested a 24-year-old man on Friday in connection with a rape investigation.

On June 11, a 22-year-old Appalachian State University student reported a sexual assault. The victim told police she was raped by an acquaintance off campus.

Police arrested Samuel Wayne Luellen on Friday and charged him with felony second-degree rape.

Luellen was booked in to the Watauga County Jail under a $125,000 bond. His first court date is set for July 30.

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