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Lincoln Man Arrested for Dewey Beach Rape

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Corey Mitchell, 21, Lincoln (Courtesy: Dewey Beach Police) Corey Mitchell, 21, Lincoln (Courtesy: Dewey Beach Police)

 DEWEY BEACH, Del.- Authorities say a Lincoln, Del., man has been taken into custody in Maryland in connection with a rape that allegedly occurred in Dewey Beach. 

According to the Dewey Beach Police Department, officers responded to a Bellevue Street home in Dewey for an alleged sexual assault at approximately 5:30 a.m. on July 22. Police said a 19-year-old woman from Pennsylvania was transported to Beebe Medical Center and treated for injuries that were sustained during a sexual assault. 

Dewey Beach police said they identified Corey Mitchell, 21, of Lincoln, as the suspect and issued warrants for his arrest.

According to police, Mitchell was located by Maryland State Police in Wicomico County where he was placed into custody without incident. Mitchell is currently being held at the Wicomico County Detention Center without bond.

According to police, the Delaware Department of Justice has been contacted and the extradition process has begun. Mitchell will be charged with second-degree rape upon his return to Delaware, Dewey Beach police said. 
 

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