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Former NFL running back David Meggett charged with rape

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meggett.jpgFormer NFL running back David Meggett was jailed today on a rape charge in South Carolina -- while currently out on bond for another sexual assault charge.

Both of Meggett's accusers say he was going by the name "Mike."

"Meggett, 42, was arrested and charged with raping a 21-year-old woman in her North Charleston home, authorities said.

The woman told police she woke up at 1 a.m. Tuesday and found a man she knew as "Mike" sitting on her bed, according to an incident report. The man demanded that she repay $200 she owed him and raped her when she said she didn't have the money, police said.

In September, he was charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct after a 17-year-old North Charleston woman told authorities she was raped by a man she knew as "Michael," according to police records.

Ex-NFL player Meggett facing rape charge in SC   (AP)

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