• Police: Man accused of attempted rape of teen

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    HICKORY, N.C. - A man accused of trying to rape a teenager in Hickory at knifepoint is locked up under a $225,000 bond Thursday night.
     
    Nathaniel Webb III faces attempted rape, assault and kidnapping charges.
     
    Police said he assaulted a 19-year-old who was pushing a bicycle near the National Guard armory Wednesday night.
     
    They said he tried to drag her into the woods, but she fought back and ran away and called for help.

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