WASHINGTON — A 44-year-old man was charged with attempted rape and burglary after breaking into an Alexandria home on Saturday and trying to rape a woman sleeping inside.
Dennis Wheaton II, 44, of Falls Church, was arrested after police say he broke through the front door of a townhouse on the 900 block of Franklin Street around 1:20 a.m. on Aug. 9.
When attempted to sexually assault a woman who was sleeping inside, police say, and fled on foot after the victim fought him.
Wheaton was arrested in the area and charged. He is being held without bond.
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