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Man faces charges in S.L. home incident

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A 23-year-old man has been charged in connection with an incident in which he allegedly attacked a Salt Lake woman at her home as he posed as a door-to-door magazine salesman.

According to charges filed Friday in 3rd District Court, the man came to the woman's home on July 18 selling magazines. When the woman opened her front door, he allegedly stepped into the home with a knife in his hand and demanded that the woman remove her clothing, charges state.

The woman kicked at the man as she began to call police, and he left, charges state. Police responded to the scene and found the man walking in the area. According to court documents, the man had previously been convicted of rape of a child in Washington.

He has been charged with aggravated burglary, a first-degree felony, and aggravated sexual assault, a first-degree felony. If convicted he faces up to life in prison and a $10,000 fine for each charge.