Crimetracker: Sevier County authorities arrest rape suspect

The Sevier County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man accused of raping a woman in January.

Officers say the victim went outside the Whiskey Down bar on January 31 to smoke.

That's when they say witnesses saw Mainor Canales drag her into the the parking lot and rape her.

She was taken the hospital.

He says all he did was help her to her car then ran to get away from police.

Canales is charged with Aggravated Rape.


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