Ivory Ka’Andre Starr, 19 of Cedar Bluff, was arrested in Rome this week after reports said he held a 15 year-old girl against a wall and refused to let her go before attempting to take off her bikini bottoms and then penetrating her body.

The incident occurred on June 29th at a home on Alabama Highway near the state line.

Starr is charged with simple assault, battery, child molestation and sexual battery against a child.