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Police: 80-Year-Old Woman Raped In Greenville Home

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File photo of a jail cell.  (Photo by BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)

File photo of a jail cell. (Photo by BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man choked an 80-year-old Greenville woman unconscious, bound her with tape and sexually assaulted her after asking to use her phone.

Greenville County deputies said 32-year-old Charles Finely Jr. demanded money Sunday after getting in the woman’s home, threatening her with a hammer.

Investigators say the woman was sexually assaulted after being choked until she lost consciousness.

Authorities say the suspect took the woman’s phone and unplugged her medical alert bracelet before he left.

Finley is charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct, attempted murder, armed robbery, kidnapping and burglary. He remains in the Greenville County jail and it wasn’t clear if he had an attorney.

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