Winchester woman wakes to find half-naked man in apartment

Travis Asher is in the Clark County Detention Center

WINCHESTER, Ky. (WKYT) - A man is in jail accused of trying to rape a woman in her 70's.

22-year old Travis Asher is charged with attempted rape.

The victim says she woke around midnight Tuesday in her Winchester apartment and saw a man standing near her bed with his pants down. She screamed and the suspect ran off. In the process, police say he dropped his wallet outside the victim's bedroom. Police found that wallet and arrested Asher.

He is in the Clark County Detention Center. Police say more charges could be filed in this case.

Police say Asher knows the victim's grandson.

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