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2 men charged in rape in northern Va.

Wednesday - 5/16/2012, 4:03pm  ET

MERRIFIELD, Va. - Fairfax County police say two men have been arrested and charged in the bludgeoning and rape of a woman in the Merrifield area last week.

Police say 34-year-old Rivelino Villegas-Posada and 24-year-old Jubencio Castro were charged with rape and aggravated malicious wounding. Neither man has a fixed address.

Authorities say the 50-year-old woman was assaulted in the 2400 block of Gallows Road about 1 a.m. Friday. Police say two men struck the woman with a blunt object and then sexually assaulted her. Authorities say the men also took money from the woman before fleeing.

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