The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Roswell police are asking for the public’s help finding sexual assault victims in an ongoing criminal investigation.

In September, Roswell police arrested Robert Vandel, age 63, of Canton, on multiple charges, including rape and aggravated child molestation.

He is charged with sexually assaulting a student at Fulton Academy of Science and Technology while he was a teacher there in early 2020. At the time of his arrest, he was teaching at Lyndon Academy in Holly Springs.

Investigators believe that there are more victims in Holly Springs, Canton, Woodstock, Valdosta, Duluth, Savannah, Midland and Opelika, Alabama.

All victims identified by authorities so far were children under the age of 15 at the time of the incidents.

Anyone with information that can help investigators is urged to contact Roswell Police Department Detective Cheryl Dickerson by email at or call 770-640-4453.


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