JC man indicted on charges of breaking into home, assaulting teen

A Jefferson City man facing multiple charges in connection with the home break-in and assault of a 16-year-old neighbor was among the people indicted this week by the Cole County grand jury.

Brett Courtney, 42, 206 Indian Meadow Drive, is charged with attempted forcible rape, two counts of forcible sodomy, kidnapping, first-degree burglary and armed criminal action.

He’s charged with breaking into the girl’s home just two blocks from his home, about 1:45 a.m. July 9, and assaulting her while she was alone.

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