serial rapist

Michael Sykes (credit: Detroit Police)

Alleged Serial Rapist Charged In Kidnappings, Sexual Assaults Of 5 Women

Authorities say his crimes began when he was only 14 years old.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2015

Suspect sketch

Suspected Serial Rapist Charged In Connection With 5 Sexual Assaults

The 21-year-old is being charged in two cases — one that happened in 2008 and another that occurred in March of this year.

CBS Detroit–04/21/2015

Suspect sketch

Detroit Police Arrest Suspected Serial Rapist; DNA Test Pending

At least six women reported similar incidents to police: they were abducted and raped by an unknown, masked man.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2015

Suspect sketch

$1,000 Reward Offered For Tip To Catch Suspected Detroit Serial Rapist

Investigators are looking for a man believed to be responsible for at least two sexual assaults…and maybe more.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2015

Suspect sketch

Police Searching For Suspected Serial Rapist In Detroit

The latest assault happened Easter morning around 4 o’clock on the corner of Ward and Grand River.


Detroit Police Chief James Craig and Deputy Chief Dave LeValley speak to reporters about the arrest. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Suspected ‘Blow Torch Rapist’ Arrested In Detroit

A suspected dangerous predator is in custody in a case that stunned Detroiters and people across the country.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2014

Young Man Pleads Guilty To Kidnapping, Raping 3 Women

One of the women was pushing her baby in a stroller when she was attacked.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2013

Kym Worthy - Wayne County Prosecutor.

Prosecutor: 11,000 Rape Kits Remain Untested In Detroit

Testing rape cases remains a thorn in Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy’s side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2013

Testimony Begins In Detroit Attempted Rape Case

Testimony has started in the case of an 18-year-old Detroit man who police have called a serial attacker.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2012

Raynard Coleman.

Serial Rapist Sentenced To 30-60 Years In Prison

Thirty-one-year old Raynard Coleman learned of his fate in court Friday, after being found guilty of kidnapping and raping five women and attempting to rape another woman over a 10-day period in January.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2011