A North Carolina man is pleading not guilty to felony rape for allegedly engaging in sexual intercourse with a 20-year-old physically helpless woman in Vestal.

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Officials with the Broome County District Attorney’s office say 21-year-old Prince Njoku was indicted in Broome County Court February 28.

Vestal Police investigated the report of an incident in which Njoku allegedly engaged in sexual intercourse with the woman who was incapable of consent on September 16.

The indictment does not provide additional information about the case.

Njoku’s next court appearance is scheduled for March 21.

If convicted of rape, Njoku faces up to 25 years in prison.