NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH) — A 29 year old man is behind bars, facing charges after police say he forced his way into a home and sexually assaulted a woman Saturday night.
According to the New London Police Department, the victim was returning to her Jefferson Avenue home around 9 p.m. when a man attacked the woman and forced his way into her home. That man has been identified as Luis Rosario. Police say Rosario then sexually assaulted the woman. The victim was able to escape and ran to a nearby business for help.
After officers responded to the scene they spotted Rosario, who matched the description given by the victim and arrested him.
Rosario has been charged with home invasion, sexual assault 3rd degree and unlawful restraint. He’s being held on a $250,000 bond.