A man faces criminal charges after Ferguson Police said he trapped a 14-year-old boy in a stairwell, choked and forced the boy to have sex.
Corey B. McClendon, 39, of the 6300 block of Witsell Avenue in Berkeley, was charged with two counts of forcible sodomy and kidnapping.
Ferguson Police said McClendon trapped the boy in a stairwell in a building in the first block of South Florissant Road Dec. 28, 2011. According to a police report, McClendon confined the boy “without his consent for a substantial period.”
Police said McClendon frequented the area in the first block of South Florissant Road.
He recently was arrested in Iowa, where he also is a suspect in a Dec. 17 bank robbery in Iowa City.
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