Thursday 16 July, 2020

Suspected Manchester serial rapist charged

A man suspected of multiple rapes and robberies in and around Manchester has been arrested and charged.

He has been identified as 29-year-old Sheldon Mitchell, unemployed of Sunset Drive, Knockpatrick in the central Jamaica parish. 

The Manchester police report that Mitchell was held following a series of thorough investigations spanning between November 2019 and January 2020, after several reports from residents. 

Mitchell was charged on Thursday.

The police are appealing to persons who may have been victims of rape, robbery or unlawful wounding in Manchester to visit the Manchester Centre for the Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse (CISOCA) or contact the office at 876-963-8283.

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