NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man accused of attacking a woman inside her Lower East Side apartment has been arrested.
It happened at the Rutgers Houses near Rutgers Street and Monroe Street.READ MORE: Gabby Petito Search: Authorities Combing Wyoming Wilderness For Missing Woman, Fiancé's Whereabouts Remain Unknown
Police say an 82-year-old woman opened her apartment door to get some fresh air around 6 p.m. Tuesday.
That’s when 29-year-old David Alexander, of the Bronx, allegedly entered her apartment, grabbed her by the throat and groped her.READ MORE: Teen Stabbed To Death After Dutchess County High School Football Game, Former Student Charged
He then ran away.
Alexander was arrested Friday and charged with felony assault, burglary, sex abuse and criminal obstruction of breathing.MORE NEWS: Man Accused Of Stealing FDNY Coat, Radio From Bronx Fire Station
The victim was not seriously injured.