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Closing arguments begin against man accused in sexual assault near USC

Carlos Hernandez (Source: Richland County) Carlos Hernandez (Source: Richland County)
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

The man accused of sexually assaulting a woman close to Five Points one early January morning this year is on trial this week with closing arguments set for Wednesday.

Police charged Carlos Jovany Hernandez, 21, with criminal sexual assault and kidnapping.

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The victim reported Hernandez forced her to go with him to the 800 block of Barnwell Street, where he sexually assaulted her at about 3:30 a.m. on January 30.

Court went back into session at 9:30 a.m.

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