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“The Special Victims Unit investigated these reports over the next several months, which led to this week’s indictments,” the Anchorage District Attorney’s Office said in a press release.
One victim claimed Persey forced her to have sex and choked her until she was “seeing stars,” according to an affidavit.
The other told police he also strangled her until she became unconscious at his home, and held her at knifepoint so she would not leave.
An Alaska teen was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting 10 victims, some of whom he met on a dating app, officials said.
Jim Persey, 19, was slapped with 24 felony charges including 13 counts of sexual assault in the first degree, according to the Anchorage District Attorney’s Office.
Throughout February, organizations and individuals nationwide are coming together to highlight the need to educate young people about dating violence, teach healthy relationship skills and prevent the devastating cycle of abuse.