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Man jailed on rape charge

on July 02, 2013 10:30 AM

BUTLER (AP) — A Butler man has been jailed on charges he tried to rape a 12-year-old boy at knifepoint at his local YMCA.

Online court records don’t list an attorney for Jason Michael Taylor, 35, of Butler, who has been jailed since shortly after the alleged incident on Thursday.

Police said Taylor put a knife to the boy’s throat and dragged him to a restroom, where he started to undress the boy before he screamed and others responded.

Police said Taylor tried to run away, but that other patrons held onto the suspect until police took him into custody.

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