Police Investigate Sexual Assault-One Arrested

New Castle County Police have arrested 26 year-old Antwine Mobley of the 500 block of Bobolink Court, Middletown, De in connection with the sexual assault of a minor.

(Newark, Del.-19702) Tuesday (August 7) New Castle County Police were dispatched to a Newark area apartment complex for the report of a sexual assault.

Police learned that a juvenile male and Antwine Mobley met on an internet dating site called, “Grindr.” The two agreed to meet in person and the victim was assaulted while inside Antwine Mobley’s vehicle.

Detectives from the criminal investigation unit developed Antwine Mobley as a suspect and obtained a warrant for his arrest. On Monday (August 13) Antwine Mobley was arrested without incident. Investigators executed a search warrant on Mobley’s vehicle and located additional evidence linking him to the crime.

Antwine Mobley was charged with three counts of third degree rape where victim is less than 16 years-old and defendant at least 10 years older. He was committed to the Howard Young Correctional Institution after failing to pay $90,000.00 secured bail.

Anyone having additional information regarding this incident or who suspects there may be additional victims is encouraged to call New Castle County Police Detective Joshua Smith 302-395-8110 or JKSmith@nccde.org

If you or someone you know is a victim of, or witness to,  a crime and in need of assistance, the New Castle County Police Victims’ Services Unit is available to offer you support and resources by calling 302-395-8000 or by e-mailing mbmosley@nccde.org.

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