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.
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