Sex Crimes

Police: New Hampshire man named Huckleberry Finn charged with sexually assaulting woman

Huckleberry Finn is shown in a photo provided by the Keene, N.H. Police Department. Keene police say a man named Huckleberry Finn followed a woman into her home on July 25 and sexually assaulted her. Keene police stressed that the 36-year-old man’s real name is the same as the fictional protagonist in Mark Twain’s “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.”  He was arrested Wednesday, July 29, and was being held on $25,000 bail. (Keene, N.H. Police Department via AP)

Huckleberry Finn is shown in a photo provided by the Keene, N.H. Police Department. Keene police say a man named Huckleberry Finn followed a woman into her home on July 25 and sexually assaulted her. Keene police stressed that the 36-year-old man’s real name is the same as the fictional protagonist in Mark Twain’s “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” He was arrested Wednesday, July 29, and was being held on $25,000 bail. (Keene, N.H. Police Department via AP)  (The Associated Press)

Police in New Hampshire say a man named Huckleberry Finn followed a woman into her home and sexually assaulted her.

Police in Keene stressed that the 36-year-old man's real name is the same as the fictional protagonist in Mark Twain's "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."

Police say Finn assaulted the woman Saturday after following her into her home in Keene, a small southwestern New Hampshire city of about 24,000 people. They say they tracked him down based on a telephone number he left at the home. He was arrested Wednesday.

Finn is charged with aggravated sexual assault, a felony. He was being held on $25,000 bail. The public defender representing Finn did not immediately return a call seeking comment.