Man accused in attack on girl is indicted

Posted: Monday, December 15, 2008

JUNEAU - A man accused of kidnapping and raping a 15-year-old Juneau girl has been indicted.

The grand jury on Friday indicted 39-year-old Christopher Allen Scholes on 17 felony counts, including sexual assault, kidnapping and assault.

Scholes is accused in the Dec. 2 kidnapping and sexual assault of the girl. He was arrested in Washington state. His return to Juneau is still pending extradition proceedings.

Police say it was a brutal attack and they intend to vigorously prosecute the case to ensure Scholes gets the maximum punishment.



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