Dayton man accused of holding 3 women at gunpoint in attempted sexual assault

Jake Lee Abston Sr.
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Jake Lee Abston Sr.

Credit: MONTGOMERY COUNTY JAIL

Credit: MONTGOMERY COUNTY JAIL

UPDATE 12:15 p.m.: 

A man is facing multiple kidnapping charges after police said he held three women at gunpoint and attempted to sexually assault one on Saturday at a Dayton home, according to court records.

Jake Lee Abston Sr., 31, remains in the Montgomery County Jail after police arrested him Monday.

The incident occurred around 11 p.m. Dec. 21 at a home on South Torrence Street in Dayton, court documents state.

According to police, Abston hit one of the three women before displaying a handgun and preventing the women from leaving the home.

At one point, Abston took the magazine out of the handgun, pointed the weapon at one of the women and pulled the trigger, court documents state.

Police said Abston choked two of the women and then tried to force one to perform a sex act.

Court records state Abston was on parole for felonious assault.

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A Dayton man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly held three women against their will at gunpoint and attempted to sexually assault them, according to court records.

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Jake Abston, 31, remains in the Montgomery County Jail after being arrested earlier this week.

Abston is facing charges of kidnapping, abduction, and having weapons under disability in connection to the Dec. 21 incident, court documents show.

Abston is accused of holding the three women against their will in an attempted sexual assault at a home on South Torrence Street Dec. 21, according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office.

He was scheduled for arraignment on the charges in Dayton Municipal Court yesterday, however the result of the hearing was not immediately available.

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