ATHENS, McMINN COUNTY (WRCB) - McMinn County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man they say forced his way into a neighbor's home and assaulted the woman who lives there.

Cody Sheldon is charged with aggravated burglary, aggravated assault and sexual battery.

McMinn County Sheriff Joe Guy told an Athens newspaper, that Sheldon went to the home on County Road 202 Monday night.

When the woman answered the door, Sheldon allegedly showed a gun and forced his way inside.

That's when deputies say he assaulted her.

She called police when the suspect left.