Man Arrested, Accused Of Assaulting Teen

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A man accused of walking into an unlocked apartment and assaulting a teenaged girl has been arrested.

According to our sister station in Denver, Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies arrested 20-year-old Xavier Sebastian McDaniel Saturday after a two day search.

McDaniel was arrested at work in Douglass County.

McDaniel is accused of first degree burglary and attempted sexual assault causing serious bodily injury.

He is being held without bond.

The crime was reported at approximately 3:40 p.m. on Thursday near West Bowles Avenue and South Simms Street in Jefferson County.

The victim, a 15-year-old, was home alone at the time she was attacked.

Police said the teen fought off her attacker but was hurt in the process. She was taken to Swedish Hospital where she was treated and released Thursday night.

Our sister station in Denver reports that McDaniel's SUV was found at the apartment complex where the teen was attacked. He reportedly lives there.