Harry Scott, arrested

SAVANNAH, GA (January 18, 2017): Collaboration by Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s SWAT officers, Special Victims Unit and Crime Suppression Unit on Wednesday, Jan. 18, resulted in the arrested of suspected rapist Harry Scott, 43.

SWAT arrived at Scott’s residence on the 1000 block of East 34th Street, at about 6:30 p.m. Shots were fired at officers from the residence. Metro SWAT officers took Scott into custody without returning fire. No officers were hurt.

Scott was arrested for an alleged sexual assault at his residence in early morning hours of Tuesday, Jan. 17. This incident was reported to SCMPD on Jan. 18. The victim, a female in her 20s, was acquainted with Scott.

Scott is charged with rape, aggravated assault, false imprisonment, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm during commission of a crime. He also faces two counts of aggravated assault on a police officer.

Anyone with additional information on this case should contact the SCMPD tip line by dialing (912) 525-3124.

Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.