25-year-old accused of attempted rape and fighting off parents of victim will head to trial

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A man accused in an assault and attempted rape is now heading to trial. 

Investigators say 25-year-old Samuel Richards attacked a woman and tried to force her to have sex with him. Richards is also accused of fighting the victim’s parents and police officers who responded to the call.

The crime happened in a home in the 300 block of East 8th Street earlier this month.  The judge bound over all charges including robbery, attempted rape, and resisting arrest.

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