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Suspect charged with sexual battery, kidnapping

(Lowndes Co. Sheriff photo) (Lowndes Co. Sheriff photo)

Police have charged a man suspected in a sexual assault and robbery that happened in downtown Valdosta.

Investigators charged 55-year-old John Davis with armed robbery, aggravated assault, aggravated sexual battery, kidnapping, and possession of a knife during the commission of a crime.

He is the main suspect who police say grabbed a woman, held her at knife point, took money from her, then sexually assaulted her before running away.

The incident happened a little after 6 a.m. in the downtown area of Valdosta on November 19.

Officials said the woman was walking to work after parking her car in the Lowndes County Tag Office parking lot.

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