Robert Oberfeld, Babysitter Charged with Sodomy, May Have More Child Victims: Police


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The St. Louis Metropolitan Police are looking for more victims of a suspected child rapist now in custody.

The Circuit Attorney's Office charged Robert Oberfeld, 66, of the 5600 block of Louisiana Avenue, with two counts of statutory sodomy and a child molestation charge earlier this month.

Oberfeld is suspected of sexually assaulting a boy he and his wife babysat while the child was between the ages of six and nine, between 2001 and 2004, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Oberfeld would apparently sodomize the boy when he used the bathroom.

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The official investigation indicates that Oberfeld may have more victims, and police are asking anyone who was abused to call 314-444-5474.

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