A 26-year-old St Catherine man, who allegedly broke into a house and attempted to rape an 80-year-old woman, is now in the custody of the Linstead police.
Ezra Cohen of Banbury district in the parish, has been charged with burglary and attempted rape.
Reports were that about 4:30 a.m. on June 20, the complainant was at home in Banbury district, when Cohen allegedly entered her premises.
He reportedly forced open a door to the house, then attempted to rape the woman, who made an alarm, causing the accused man to flee the premises.
After a report was made to the Linstead police, and an investigation was done, Cohen was arrested and charged.
In a statement from the complainant, Cohen was identified as the person who attempted to assault her.
He is scheduled for a July 5 appearance in the St Catherine Parish Court at Linstead