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Sikeston man in custody for rape of 5-year-old

Friday, August 19, 2011

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Gabriel Dron Mitchell
SIKESTON - A Sikeston man remains in custody for the reported rape of a 5-year-old.

Gabriel Dron Mitchell, 20, is charged with first degree statutory rape, sexual intercourse with a child less than 14 years of age. He is being held in the Scott County Jail in lieu of a $150,000 cash only bond.

Officers from the Sikeston Department of Public Safety began an investigation Aug. 10 after a physician reported a 5-year-old girl with a sexually transmitted disease.

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