Shines charged with sex assault

July 31, 2018

A Rochester man is in custody awaiting arraignment for sexual assault Friday.

Marcus Shines, 36, was taken into custody by Rochester Police Friday night shortly after a reported sexual assault.

Police were called to a residence at the 1600 block of 8 1/2 Ave. S.E. Friday at about 7:45 p.m. for a report of a sexual assault there. The victim was able to describe and identify the alleged assailant. Police located Shines in downtown Rochester later that night.

Shines is awaiting arraignment of a felony charge of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and is being held at the Olmsted County Adult Detention Center.

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