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Teen Charged With Attempted Rape In Milford

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MILFORD, Del. - A teen is in custody after allegedly sexually assaulting a woman at a Milford apartment complex.

Police say 19-year-old Jalen Benson approached the female victim in an isolated area of the Silver Lake Apartment building. Benson allegedly then held against her will and sexually assaulted her. The victim was reportedly able to flee after a long struggle.

According to police, just prior to being charged, Benson returned to the apartment complex and attempted to damage the victim's property. He's facing a number of charges, including Attempted 1st Degree Rape. 

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