Johnny Dewayne Harris has been charged with two counts of assault, one count of kidnapping, two counts of felony menacing and a count of criminal attempt to commit sexual assault, according to Ken Lane, spokesman for District Attorney Beth McCann. By Kirk Mitchell kmitchell denverpost.
She had blackened eyes, facial cuts and a bloody nose, the affidavit said. The woman grabbed the knife, fought him off of her and threw a stool at Harris as he fled from the store, according to the affidavit.
He threatened to kill me, I believe to get me to stop screaming. Even my sweet dog tried to fight him and bite him as much as she could.
He then grabbed her, threw her to the floor and physically assaulted her while threatening her with a knife, the affidavit says. The woman finally escaped when the suspect stopped at a convenience store to buy cigarettes, the affidavit says. Texas sex offender records show that Harris was convicted of sexually assaulting a year-old girl and was sentenced to 15 years in prison.
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Harris was arrested last week on charges he kidnapped and sexually assaulted a woman July 25 while she was walking her dog on the Platte River Trail. He allegedly threatened the woman with a knife and physically and sexually assaulted her when she tried to escape.
More in Crime and Public Safety. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by. He took her clothes off and performed sex acts on the woman, the arrest affidavit says.
A bicyclist helped police arrest Harris, officials said. A year-old homeless man already facing kidnapping and sexual assault charges after allegedly attacking a woman on a popular Littleton trail has been charged with accosting two women in Denver with a knife, assaulting them and attempting to sexually assault one of them.
The woman later told police she believed he was trying to rape her. Vanessa Ursini subsequently identified herself as the woman who was assaulted to warn other people about the danger of sexual assault. The following day, on March 27, Harris allegedly entered a store on Broadway and began talking to a store employee.
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