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Statesboro police seek rape suspect
Clarence Hinson Lewis

The Statesboro Police Department is seeking a suspect in a rape investigation.

Statesboro police were called to a residence on Mikell Street on Saturday in reference to a sexual assault. After further investigation police determined that a rape had occurred, according to a Statesboro police news release issued Friday morning.

The suspect, Clarence Hinson Lewis, and the victim both live at the residence on Mikell Street, police said.

The victim is a 24-year-old female with an intellectual disability, according to the news release.

The victim had no other apparent physical injuries.
Clarence Hinson Lewis is described as a black male, 35 years old, 5 feet tall and 130 pounds.

This investigation is ongoing. No further information is being released at this time.

Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact Detective Benjamin Purvis at the Statesboro Police Department at (912) 764-9911. You may also anonymously submit information to or by sending a text beginning with "TIPSSPD" to 274637 (CRIMES). All information is strictly confidential.


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