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Man tried to rape sleeping teenager, police say

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SOUTHEAST MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) -

A 13-year old girl is recovering after Memphis Police say 27-year-old man tried to rape her while she was sleeping.

Police say Alex Coleman, who is charged with attempted rape, assaulted the young teen early Sunday morning at a home in southeast Memphis.

The young teen told police she was asleep on the couch when Coleman started touching her.

Coleman is in the Shelby County jail in lieu of $75,000 bond.

READ: Affidavit of complaint against Alex Coleman http://content.foxtvmedia.com/whbq/criminalattemptrape_coleman.PDF

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