Athens man allegedly raped teen after breaking into her home


Julius Willis Moses

By Joe Johnson

An Athens man last week was arrested for rape after he allegedly climbed through a window of the teenaged victim’s home on Cone Drive and assaulted her, Athens-Clarke County police said.

Julius Willis Moses, 55, who also lived on Cone Drive was charged with rape, child molestation and first-degree burglary, according to police.

The alleged assault occurred at about 4:40 a.m. Thursday, police said, adding that the 15-year-old victim was able to identify her attacker, which led to Moses’s arrest later that day.

He continued to be held without bail Monday at the Clarke County Jail.

Anyone who has been sexually assaulted or knows someone who has can contact The Cottage Sexual Assault Center and Children's Advocacy Center. The agency provides a range of free services to child and adult victims of sexual and physical abuse, including medical care, advocacy, referrals, counseling and support groups. The Cottage also maintains a 24-hour crisis and information hotline at (877) 363-1912. For more information, visit www.northgeorgiacottage.org.

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