A Hershey man is in jail after he allegedly raped a female juvenile.
At around 2:00 a.m., on July 6, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a female juvenile was in the the Emergency Room at Great Plains Health, reporting that she was the victim of a sexual assault.
Deputies met with the victim and transported her to a local facility for an interview and medical examination.
The victim told deputies that she bad been at a residence on Oregon Trail Road, just south of Hershey, visiting a friend, 19-year-old Casey Mitchell.
The female said, at some point during the evening, Mitchell informed her that he wanted to have sexual intercourse.
The victim told Mitchell many times that she did not want to have sex, but it was to no avail according to deputies.
After the incident, the victim was able to leave the residence. Deputies say she then spoke with a parent of a friend who transported her to the Emergency Room.
At around 8:00 a.m., the same day, deputies executed a search warrant on the residence where the assault allegedly took place, where they located Mitchell and numerous items of evidence.
Mitchell was transported to the Lincoln County Detention Center and jailed.
He’s been charged with 1st degree sexual assault.