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Dubuque County assault attempt puts man in jail

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DUBUQUE COUNTY (KWWL) -

A Dubuque man is being accused of burglary and assault after breaking into a home.

It happened Sunday after 5:00 p.m. in Sageville.

Authorities say Rodney Hodges, 46, displayed a knife and threatened to sexually assault the woman.

The 32-year-old woman managed to escape after a struggle.

The woman was taken to a hospital to treat her injuries.  Authorities have not released the name of the victim.  

Hodges was taken to the Dubuque County Jail.

Hodges faces first degree burglary charges, and assault charges with intent to commit sexual abuse causing injury.  

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