Man accused of rape


VINCENNES, Ind. (WTHI) – An arrest has been made in connection to a sexual assault investigation that occurred on June 29.

At around 4 a.m. on June 29, Vincennes City Police officers responded to the 1000 block of Sycamore Street.

A female had reported being sexually assaulted nearby and described a couple she had met at a local tavern.

After seeking help from the community on a wanted couple who was at the Old Towne Tavern the weekend of June 28 and 29, photos were given to officials of the couple.

Officials were able to identify the couple who they believed to be involved in the incident and ultimately the male suspect, Mitchel Cunningham, 30 of Loogootee.

After further investigation and interviews on Thursday, Cunningham was arrested and faces charges of rape and criminal confinement.

He is being held on $25,000 bond. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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