Three more abuse cases opened linked to Rogersville restaurant

Three more cases have been opened, after former customers came forward with claims of abuse allegations.

Posted: Aug. 10, 2018 4:37 PM

A Rogersville restaurant has surrender it's alcohol and business license after a man was charged with attempted rape. 

Three more cases have been opened, after former customers came forward with claims of abuse allegations.

David Calvert, the manager of 72 Roadhouse restaurant was charged with attempted rape. 

The charges comes after police found a 19-year-old female unresponsive and barely breathing in the restaurant. 

The victim was taken to the hospital and administered a rape kit. 

Before the victim became unconscious, she called a friend saying she was being raped. 

According to Rogersville Police Chief Terry Holden, the owner of 72 Roadhouse, Michael Cole surrendered his alcohol and business license on Friday. 

The owner plans to close the business, said Holden. The Rogersville City Council voted to suspended the owner's alcohol license Thursday night. 

Right now, police are waiting for forensic evidence concerning the sexual abuse case. 

Calvert could be facing more charges. 

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