Suspect arrested in LaGrange for attempted rape of 17-year-old girl

Suspect arrested in LaGrange for attempted rape of 17-year-old girl
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LAGRANGE, Ga. (WTVM) - A suspect was arrested in LaGrange Friday for criminal attempt rape.

According to the LaGrange Police Department, an investigation revealed that 31-year-old Juan Samayoa unsuccessfully attempted to force a 17-year-old girl to engage in sexual acts against her will.

Samayoa was arrested and charged with criminal attempt rape. He was transported to the Troup County Jail.

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