New Britain police have obtained an arrest warrant for the man they say took a young girl from her window on the morning of August 16 and sexually assaulted her before returning her to her bed.
Officers secured the warrant for Alexy Martinez-Mercado, 27, of New Britain, on Thursday.
According to police, girl was sleeping in her bed in the Broad Street neighborhood when a Martinez-Mercado entered her bedroom through an unlocked window.
Police said he took her outside, touched her inappropriately and then brought her back home.
Through their investigation, police identified Martinez-Mercado as a suspect. He was already in custody on unrelated charges, police said.
Martinez-Mercado is now facing charges of first-degree kidnapping, aggravated sexual assault of a minor, home invasion and risk of injury to a minor by sexual contact.
He will be formally charged at his next court appearance on October 8.