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Dover Teen Arrested for Rape 10-17-14

Incident #: 50-14-28023  Date:  October 16, 2014

Location: Residence on North Kirkwood Street, Dover, DE

A 14-year-old was arrested and charged with 1st Degree Rape and Unlawful Imprisonment by the Dover Police Department Thursday afternoon.  The grandmother of the 12-year-old victim reported that she walked in her granddaughters room to find Sencier Mansfield (14), exposing himself.  The grandmother immediately responded to the Dover Police Department, where an interview was conducted with the victim.  During the investigation it was discovered that Mansfield forced the victim into a sexual act despite the victim’s best efforts to fight off Mansfield.  Sencier Mansfield is currently being held at the Stevenson Juvenile Detention Center in lieu of $20,500 bond.

A photo of Mansfield was not available at the time of this release.

Officer releasing this information:
Cpl. Mark Hoffman
Public Information Officer