Teen charged in Plaza-Midwood attempted sexual assault

- A 17-year-old has been charged in an attempted sexual assault that took place last month near a popular Plaza-Midwood Park. 

Jordan Maddalon is charged with second degree forcible sex offense and sexual battery in connection to the September 19 assault at Norcross Place, in the area of Midwood Park.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, a 34-year-old woman was watering flowers in her front yard when a man walked up and asked if she had seen his lost dog. The woman said that when she turned back while talking to the man, he grabbed her and attempted to sexually assault her. She was able to fight him off. 

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Maddalon was arrested Tuesday and taken into the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office.

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