Mug shot of Christopher A. Key (Credit: Aiken County Detention Center)
Aiken, SC -
An Aiken man has been arrested and charged with Kidnapping and Attempted 1st Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor.
Christopher A. Key, 43, has been arrested by the Aiken Department of Public Safety (ADPS).
Investigators say the offense occurred at approximately 10:15 p.m. Sunday night near the intersection of Highland Park Drive and Palmetto Lane in Aiken.
Key is alleged to have approached the 14-year-old victim as she was walking. Key then allegedly held the victim against her will and attempted to commit a sexual battery. The victim was able to escape and flagged down a passing ADPS officer.
Key was located by officers a short time later.
He is being held at the Aiken County Detention Center.