A 14-year-old managed to escape from an Aiken County man who was attempting sexually assault the teen, according to the Aiken County Department of Public Safety.
Officers arrested 43-year-old Christopher A. Key on kidnapping and an attempted first degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor charges.
Investigators say Key approached the teen around 10:15 p.m. Sunday night near Highland Park Drive and Palmetto Lane and held her against her will while trying to assault her.
The girl got away from Key and flagged down a nearby officers, according to a news release.
Key was found several minutes later and arrested.
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