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Richmond rape suspect arrested after tip from CBS 6 viewer

Posted at 4:01 PM, Apr 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-08 23:55:05-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- A Chesterfield man wanted for rape in Richmond was arrested Wednesday morning, and investigators are giving credit to a CBS 6 viewer.

Victor M. Manuel, 32, was apprehended by members of the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force and Richmond police officers.

Manuel had been wanted in connection with a rape that police say happened on August, 4, 2019, in the 4000 block of Forest Hill Avenue.

He was captured after Crime Insider Jon Burkett passed on a tip to investigators that he had received about the suspect’s whereabouts.