Police: Man breaks into woman’s home, tries to rape her


COLONIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Police arrested a man after they say he broke into a woman’s home and attempted to rape her.

Colonie police say the homeowner, a 21 year old woman, was awoken by the suspect Godfrey Freeman, 21, with his face covered and holding a large kitchen knife.

Freeman allegedly tried to rape the woman, but took off when she recognized him as an acquaintance.

He was found a short distance away, arrested and charged with attempted rape, bugrlary, possession of a weapon and obstruction of breathing.

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