Cops: Man Sexually Assaulted Woman in Home Invasion

A 60-year-old New London, Connecticut, woman was sexually assaulted in a home invasion Saturday night and her suspected assailant is under arrest

Luis Rosario Edited
New London Police Department

A 60-year-old New London, Connecticut, woman was sexually assaulted in a home invasion Saturday night and her suspected assailant is under arrest.

Luis Rosario, 32, of New London is facing multiple charges including home invasion and sexual assault after police say he attacked a woman from behind when she was returning home at 9:05 p.m. Saturday, forced her into the house with him and sexually assaulted her.

The woman escaped and ran to a nearby business to call for help, police said. She was not seriously injured, police said.

Police who responded to the incident located Rosario, who matched the woman's description of the suspect, and took him into custody.

Police charged Rosario with home invasion, third-degree sexual assault, criminal attempt to commit first-degree sexual assault and unlawful restraint. He is being held in custody on a $250,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in New London Superior Court on Monday.

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