PHOENIX — Authorities said a transient has been arrested on charges of
breaking into a Phoenix home and sexually assaulting a woman at knifepoint.
Phoenix police said 36-year-old Conrado Lopez-Moreno is being held on suspicion
of sexual assault, aggravated assault and first-degree burglary.
The unidentified 27-year-old victim told police that she woke up around 3:15
a.m. on Jan. 5 and found a stranger with a knife trying to sexually assault
Police said the woman’s boyfriend was asleep in the same bed. He woke up and
fought with the suspect, who managed to escape.
Police said evidence collected and submitted to a crime lab identified
Lopez-Moreno as a suspect.
He was located Sunday and booked into jail.