Suspect arrested in weekend Selma rape - WSFA.com: News Weather and Sports for Montgomery, AL.

Suspect arrested in weekend Selma rape

Posted: Updated:
Photo Source: Selma Police Department- Jacody Mitchell Photo Source: Selma Police Department- Jacody Mitchell
  • More newsMore>>

  • Train goes to Kharkiv with crash victims remains

    Train goes to Kharkiv with crash victims remains

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:11 AM EDT2014-07-22 09:11:58 GMT
    A train bearing the bodies of the people who died in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Wednesday on their way to the Netherlands.More >>
    A train bearing the remains of people who died in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Wednesday on their way to the Netherlands.More >>
  • Body of missing S. Korean shipping tycoon found

    Body of missing S. Korean shipping tycoon found

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:54 AM EDT2014-07-22 08:54:27 GMT
    South Korean police said Tuesday that a badly decomposed body found surrounded by liquor bottles in a field last month was that of a fugitive billionaire businessman blamed for April's ferry disaster that...More >>
    South Korean police said Tuesday that a badly decomposed body found surrounded by liquor bottles in a field last month was that of a fugitive billionaire businessman blamed for April's ferry disaster that killed more...More >>
  • Russians fed conspiracy theories on Ukraine crash

    Russians fed conspiracy theories on Ukraine crash

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:42 AM EDT2014-07-22 08:42:05 GMT
    An assassination attempt against Russian President Vladimir Putin. A desperate ploy to draw the West into the battle for Ukraine's east. A botched mission to commit mass murder against Russian citizens.More >>
    An assassination attempt against Russian President Vladimir Putin. A desperate ploy to draw the West into the battle for Ukraine's east. A botched mission to commit mass murder against Russian citizens.More >>
SELMA, AL (WSFA) -

The Selma Police Department has arrested a suspect in connection with a weekend rape case.

Authorities say they took 20-year-old Jacody Mitchell into custody and charged with Rape 1st Degree after a woman says he sexually assaulted her after she came out of a convenience store on January 26.

The victim told police that she was walking home from a store when Mitchell approached her and made an explicit sexual advance toward her. The victim told police that after she refuse, the suspect grabbed her, took her behind a nearby house and sexually assaulted her.

Following the assault, the victim was able to flee to a nearby home where she called police. She told investigators that she knew the suspect as Cody from the neighborhood.

Mitchell was booked into the Dallas County Jail under a bond of $100,000.

Copyright 2014 WSFA 12 News.  All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow