Kevin Linton, of Crawford, accused of raping neighbor

An Orange County man is facing first-degree rape charges tonight after allegedly violently attacking a neighbor. Police say Kevin Linton, of Crawford, forced his way

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CRAWFORD - UPDATE: Charges against Kevin Linton have been dismissed. The alleged victim did not go forward with the case and said she did not remember some of the incident. Original story below.

An Orange County man is facing first-degree rape charges tonight after allegedly violently attacking a neighbor.

Police say Kevin Linton, of Crawford, forced his way into the woman's home and then sexually assaulted her.

The victim is currently in the hospital.

Linton is being held on $1 million bond.

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