MIDDLEBURY — A Middlebury teenager is accused of rape following an incident in September when he allegedly choked a girl until she lost consciousness.

Chandos Hickman, 17, is charged with rape as a Level 1 felony and sexual battery with deadly force, a Level 4 felony, in court documents filed this week. A warrant for his arrest was issued following an investigation by the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office.

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