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NEWPORT NEWS-- A Newport News man has been arrested for having consensual sex with a teenager.

Christopher J. Patterson, 20, of the 700 block of Shadwell Court is charged with two counts of carnal knowledge of a juvenile.

Police say the mother of a 14-year-old Newport News girl learned that her child had consensual sex with Patterson and reported the information to police.

Police say the incidents occurred in March 2013 and the information was reported in May 2013.

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