Man arrested for assault at knife point

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MATTOON, Ill. (WCIA) — A man is in custody after police say he sexually assaulted a woman at knife point.

Richard Coffey is charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault. Police say he picked up a woman in her 20’s in Mattoon and held her against her will. They say he bound her with duct tape, beat her, and then sexually assaulted her while holding a knife.

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