A 50-year-old Helena-West Helena man is in jail after having been arrested and charged with rape, battery in the first degree, robbery and terroristic threatening.

 

A 50-year-old Helena-West Helena man is in jail after having been arrested and charged with rape, battery in the first degree, robbery and terroristic threatening.
Flinard White was identified as the suspect in the rape of an 88-year-old Helena-West Helena woman.  He was taken into custody in the West Plaza Street area.
 On Friday, Jan. 14 police received a 911 call advising them that an elderly woman had been raped and robbed. Officers responded to the scene and interviewed the victim and began canvassing the area looking for the suspect.
White ‘s bond was set at  $700,000.