Man arrested, charged with rape from Dec. 4 incident near Whitef - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

Man arrested, charged with rape from Dec. 4 incident near Whitefield Ave.

Phillip Sadler, (Source: SCMPD) Phillip Sadler, (Source: SCMPD)
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department’s Special Victims Unit has arrested a man connected to a Dec. 4 sexual assault of a female teen near Whitefield Ave.

Phillip Sadler, 23, was located in the 5500 block of Abercorn Street and was arrested without incident.

Investigators believe Sadler knew the victim through an online site. He is charged with statutory rape and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

This incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with any additional information is asked to contact detectives on the SCMPD tip line by dialing 912.525.3124.

Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at 912.234.2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

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