Sex offender charged with two attacks - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Sex offender charged with two attacks

June 17, 2005

Americus- An Americus sex offender is back in jail, accused of attacking a woman five weeks after he was released from prison for child molestation.

Fred Revels, 32, is charged with aggravated assault and kidnapping after grabbing a woman walking her dog on South Lee Street Wednesday.

Revels was released from Reidsville State Prison May 11. On Many 12th he attacked a nurse at Sumter County Regional Hospital.

"He was originally charged with simple battery in that case," said Investigator Richard McCorkle, with the Americus Police Department. "We're upgrading that case to aggravated assault with the intent to commit rape after an interview with the suspect, Mr. Revels, at the county jail."

Revels registered as a sex offender in Decatur County, but not in Sumter County.

feedback at news@walb.com

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Lee STEM teacher wins national award

    Lee STEM teacher wins national award

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 7:36 PM EDT2017-03-28 23:36:32 GMT
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    A popular Lee County science and math teacher will receive a national teaching award in Los Angeles Friday.

    More >>

    A popular Lee County science and math teacher will receive a national teaching award in Los Angeles Friday.

    More >>
  • Rainfall Gauge

    Rainfall Gauge

    Today: 0.00'": Monthly Total 1.21"; Normal for the Month 5.22"; Yearly Total 13.03"; -/+ Year to Date -2.17".

    More >>

    Today: 0.00": Monthly Total 1.21"; Normal for the Month 5.22"; Yearly Total 13.03"; -/+ Year to Date -2.17".

    More >>
  • Fire Weather Forecast

    Fire Weather Forecast

    Wednesday, December 30 2015 11:51 PM EST2015-12-31 04:51:24 GMT
    Tuesday, March 28 2017 7:17 PM EDT2017-03-28 23:17:27 GMT

    Fire Weather Forecast March 28-29, 2017

    More >>

    Fire Weather Forecast March 28-29, 2017

    More >>
Powered by Frankly