Plymouth: Resident at treatment center charged with raping mentally disabled woman

A male resident at a mental health treatment center in Plymouth was set to be arraigned Friday on charges that he raped a fellow female patient.

37-year-old Sixto Rivera was arrested Thursday afternoon on charges of indecent assault and battery on a retarded person and rape.

According to Plymouth Police Captain John Rogers, the incident happened on Tuesday at the High Point Treatment Center at 1233 State Road. The victim reported it to the staff, who then contacted police.

Rogers says both the alleged victim and suspect are patients at High Point.

Rivera was held on $10,000 bail and was scheduled to be arraigned Friday in Plymouth District Court.

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