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Thomasville man charged with rape of teen

A 35 year old man in Thomasville is charged with raping a 13 year old girl (Source:Thomas County Jail) A 35 year old man in Thomasville is charged with raping a 13 year old girl (Source:Thomas County Jail)
"It leads us to the dangers of the children this age getting into vehicles, and going to residences of adults they don't know. They don't know the history and what the situation can escalate to," said Capt. Maurice Holmes, TPD. (Source:WALB) "It leads us to the dangers of the children this age getting into vehicles, and going to residences of adults they don't know. They don't know the history and what the situation can escalate to," said Capt. Maurice Holmes, TPD. (Source:WALB)
THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) -

A 35 year old man in Thomasville is charged with raping a 13 year old girl

Police said Billy Joe Ashe picked up a thirteen and fifteen year old girl on the side of the rode and raped the younger girl at a home where he was staying in Thomas County.

Officials said Ashe then had both girls get back in the car where he attempted to assault the 15 year old.

When she fought back, police said Ashe chocked her.  

When a passing driver stopped the attack, Ashe ran off.

"It leads us to the dangers of the children this age getting into vehicles, and going to residences of adults they don't know. They don't know the history and what the situation can escalate to," said Capt. Maurice Holmes, TPD.

Ashe is charged with Child Molestation, Rape, Aggravated Assault, and Enticing a child to a lewd act.

Officials said Ashe had an active warrant in South Carolina for kidnapping.

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