Maplewood Teen Charged With Another Sexual Assault
Timothy Gilbert, 18, faces charges of burglary and sexual assault.
A Maplewood teen already jailed on charges of sneaking into a home and raping a girl under the age of 16 now faces charges in another similar attack.
Timothy Gilbert, 18, of the 7300 block of Kensington Avenue, had been charged with kidnapping, forcible rape, attempted forcible sodomy, sex abuse, burglary, theft and armed criminal action.
According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Gilbert was charged Friday in a burglary and knifepoint attack in the early morning hours of Dec. 14 in the 4000 block of Walsh Street.
Gilbert also was charged in January with burglary. Police said he broke into a home in the 5200 block of Holly Hills Avenue early New Year’s Day.
On the first charge of rape, Gilbert's bail was set at $75,000, cash only. On the second burglary and rape charges, a judge set Gilbert's bail at $150,000 cash.
More information about the most recent charges is available in an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website.
If you've been the victim of sexual assault and want to connect with local resources, call the 24/7 Safe Connections hotline at 314.531.2003.
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