SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A house painter has been charged with sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman after breaking into a home in the Long Island resort village of Southampton.
Southampton Village police say Marvin Saul Siciliano-Nunez, 20, of Hampton Bays was charged with burglary and sexual abuse in the 8 a.m. Friday attack.
Siciliano-Nunez told Southampton Village Court Judge Barbara Wilson Saturday that his $2 million bail would prevent his release before trial, the New York Post reported.
The newspaper quoted authorities as saying Siciliano-Nunez choked and sexually assaulted his victim before she escaped and ran outside as he chased her with a baseball bat.
Police said Siciliano, arrested on gang assault charges in May, was caught after a foot chase.
His lawyer did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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