Hub City man jailed on statutory rape charge

Hub City man jailed on statutory rape charge
Wiley Hallmark Source Forrest County Jail Docket

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A Hattiesburg man is behind bars and charged with statutory rape.

Wiley Hallmark, 22, of Hattiesburg was charged with one count of statutory rape of a child under the age of 14.

According to Hattiesburg Police Lt. Jon Traxler, officers received a call where the incident occurred in the 400 block of Oliver Avenue just before 10 p.m. Sunday.

"Officers arrived and were able to identify a suspect, (Hallmark) who was taken into custody and charged," said Traxler. "The suspect in the incident did know the victim."

Hallmark was booked into the Forrest County Jail early Monday morning.