Homeless man charged with attempted rape of 15-year-old girl

Police say a 31-year-old homeless man is facing charges connected to the attempted rape of a 15-year-old girl in May.

News 12 Staff

Oct 4, 2020, 2:04 AM

Updated 1,332 days ago

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Police say a 31-year-old homeless man is facing charges connected to the attempted rape of a 15-year-old girl in May.
The NYPD says Marlon Alvarez was arrested Saturday morning and faces other charges, including burglary, sex abuse and forcible touching.
Detectives say Alvarez broke into an apartment building in Crotona Park near Vyse Avenue and Freeman Street.
Once inside, they say he laid on top of the sleeping 15-year-old and tried to rape her. The 15-year-old screamed and woke up her mother who chased the individual out of the apartment.


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