HUNTINGTON — A Huntington man was jailed Tuesday after being accused of violently attacking and sexually assaulting a woman in her home this week.

Nathan Han-Kyul Childers, 21, was jailed at 9:15 p.m. Tuesday. The West Virginia State Police in Cabell County charged him with second-degree sexual assault, incest and misdemeanor domestic battery.

According to a criminal complaint filed in Cabell County Magistrate Court, Childers entered the victim’s home and told her he owed his drug dealer $500 and to do exactly what he says, while threatening her with a pair of scissors. 

He allegedly then began to beat her with his fists and wrapped his hands around the victim’s neck, choking her, before sexually assaulting her.

He faces a 10- to 25-year prison sentence for second-degree sexual assault and five to 15 years on the incest charge. The misdemeanor domestic battery charge calls for up to 12 months’ imprisonment.

The following information was provided by reports from the Huntington Police Department:

Paraphernalia, 3:53 a.m. Wednesday, 10th Street and 8 1/2 alley.

Stolen auto, 8 p.m. Tuesday, 4100 block of Altizer Avenue.

Warrant service, 12:57 a.m. Wednesday, 200 block of Washington Avenue.

Paraphernalia, 10:10 p.m. Tuesday, West 4th Street and West 7th Avenue.

Insurance required, possession of a controlled substance, 9:54 p.m. Tuesday, West 21st Street and Madison Avenue.

Burglary, entry of a dwelling or outhouse, 4 p.m. Tuesday, 100 block of Olive Street.

Shoplifting, 4:26 p.m. Tuesday, 100 block of 4th Avenue.

Forty-eight-hour parking violation, 4:09 p.m. Tuesday, 1100 block of 4th Avenue.

Destruction of property, 1:59 p.m. Tuesday, 900 block of 28th Street.

Petit larceny, midnight Feb. 5, 2500 block of Collis Avenue.

Open container, 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Marcum Terrace and Avondale Avenue.

Malicious or unlawful assault, 10:49 a.m. Tuesday, 3700 block of Hilltop Drive.

Shoplifting, warrant, 11:10 a.m. Tuesday, 700 block of 6th Avenue.

Shoplifting, 9:25 a.m. Tuesday, 700 block of 9th Avenue.

Grand larceny, 11:30 p.m. Monday, 100 block of Baer Street.

Breaking and entering, 1 p.m. Monday, 1400 block of Jackson Avenue.

Retaliation against a government official, DUI less than .150, 1 a.m. Tuesday, 2200 block of 5th Avenue.

The following information was provided by booking records at the Western Regional Jail:

James David Cawley, 45, was incarcerated at 1:10 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities in Putnam County charged him with fugitive from justice. Bond was not set.

Samuel Harold Oiler, 50, was incarcerated at 4:40 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities in Fayette County charged him with two unspecified warrants. Bond was not set.

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