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GA teen charged in attempted sex assault of 70-year-old

By The Associated Press
HULL, Ga. (AP) Sheriff's officials in northeastern Georgia say a 14-year-old boy has been charged in the attempted rape of a 70-year-old woman. <br /> <br /> The Athens Banner-Herald reported Wednesday that the boy is being held in the Regional Youth Detention Center in Gainesville. <br /> <br /> Madison County Sheriff Kip Thomas says the boy is also charged with aggravated assault and burglary. <br /> <br /> Authorities say the teen broke into the woman's home Friday night and was armed with a knife when he tried assaulting her. The teen was arrested based on a description the woman gave authorities. <br />
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