Aiken man charged in attack on 14-year-old

cwinston@thestate.comSeptember 23, 2013 

— An Aiken man faces multiple charges after a 14-year-old was attacked Sunday night.

Christopher A. Key is charged with kidnapping and attemped first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor. According to a release from the Aiken Public Safety, the 14-year-old girl was walking Sunday night around 10:15 p.m. near Highland Park Drive and Palmetto Lane in Aiken. A man approached her, held her against her will and attempted to commit a sexual battery.

The girl was able to escape and flagged down a passing Aiken Public Safety officer. Key was located by officers a short time later.

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