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Charles City man convicted of sex abuse

Robert Mannetter
Robert Mannetter

Trial lasted just two days.

Posted: Jul 13, 2018 4:49 PM

CHARLES CITY, Iowa - A Floyd County man has been found guilty of 3rd degree sexual abuse.

Robert Ray Mannetter, 29 of Charles City, was arrested on July 28, 2017. Law enforcement says Mannetter performed a sex act on a 33-year-old woman against her will on July 3, 2017 in Charles City.

Mannetter pleaded not guilty. His trial began Tuesday and concluded Wednesday with the jury unanimously finding him guilty.

A sentencing hearing has been scheduled for August 31. 3rd degree sexual abuse is a class "C" felony in Iowa, punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

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