Two adults charged in assault of teenage girl

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two men have been charged in connection to the assault of a teenage girl on Thursday.

Jackson Co. Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker has charged Jimmy L. Barnes, 18 and Sterling W. Champion, 17, each with first degree sodomy.

According to court documents, the 14-year-old girl told police she was at a south Kansas City home when Barnes and Champion, along with two juveniles, entered the home and sexually assaulted her.

The teen told 41 Action News on Thursday she managed to fight to free herself from her attackers.

Court documents also states the men took nude photos of the teen.

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