Mobile Man Arrested for Exposing Himself to Children

According to a report from the Mobile Police Department, an elderly man was arrested Friday afternoon after exposing himself to four children on a neighborhood street.

65-year-old Roderick Mitchell was booked into Mobile Metro Jail and charged with four counts of enticing a child, two counts of attempted sexual abuse and two counts attempted sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12.

Mitchell is still behind bars, as of Monday morning, awaiting a court appearance.

The incident occurred in the 600 block of Stanton Road around 3:50 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16. The area where the arrest was made is across the street from USA Medical Center and Toulminville Public Library.

News Five will continue to follow this case and post updates when the suspect appears in court.


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