52-year-old man accused of violent sexual assault will head to trial

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A man charged in a violent sexual assault case is now heading to trial.

Today, 52-year-old John Laughary appeared in court for a preliminary hearing.  Prosecutors say Laughary forced a woman into his car by holding a knife to her neck.  He reportedly drove her to May Road in Greene Township and sexually assaulted her, after which, the victim ran to a house and authorities were called.

The judge bound over all charges, including involuntary, deviate sexual intercourse and indecent assault.

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