A man is accused to trying to rape a woman and committing sexual battery on her.
Joseph Jimenez of Newport is charged with attempted second degree rape, sexual battery and assault on a female.
Carteret County deputies say the victim was known to Jiminez and that the sexual assault took place this month in Newport.
The 41-year-old was jailed on a $50,000 bond.
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