Man arrested for fondling teen

August 16, 2009 7:14:58 AM PDT
Police have arrested a man for allegedly fondling a teenager while she slept.New Castle County Police have arrested Harry Nash, 40, of the 200 block of W. Beaver Court in Bear, Delaware.

He has been charged with burglary and unlawful sexual contact after, police say, he broke into a neighboring home and fondled an 18-year-old female.

It happened around 4:53 a.m. Saturday. That's when police were called to the 200 block of W. Beaver Court, in the Pheasant Lake Townhouses, for a report of a burglary and sexual assault that just occurred.

When police arrived, the teen told them she was sleeping in bed when she was woken by a man who was touching her. She then screamed and ran to another bedroom to call 911.

The victim was familiar with the subject, saying he was an acquaintance of a family member, but indicated he was not an overnight guest.

The subject fled the home prior to the officers' arrival, but police found him hiding behind a trash can.

Nash was arrested and charged with burglary and unlawful sexual contact.


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