Suspect arrested, charged after 73-year-old woman sexually assaulted, robbed in the Bronx

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Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Suspect arrested, charged after attack on elderly woman in the Bronx
Police arrested 45-year-old David Salas after a 73-year-old woman was sexually assaulted and robbed in her Bronx apartment.

MORRIS PARK, Bronx (WABC) -- Police have arrested a 45-year-old man in connection with the sexual assault and robbery of an elderly woman in the Bronx.

David Salas faces eight charges, including trespassing, grand larceny and sexual abuse stemming from last Thursday's attack.

Officials say the 73-year-old victim woke up in her home in the Morris Park section with Salas on top of her.

The attacker then fled with her bank card and pin number.

The victim was not seriously injured.

Salas was arrested and charged around 7:30 p.m. Monday night.

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