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Man Impersonating Police Officer Sexually Assaulted Woman: Police

Bridgeport police have arrested a man they say impersonated a Bridgeport police officer and sexually assaulted a woman in an abandoned garage in June.

Jorge Santiago, 42, of Derby, is accused of sexually assaulting a young woman on June 13 in the abandoned garage of 55 Park St.

Police said he had a police-type radio, a law enforcement badge and a firearm.

Santiago was arrested Wednesday and has been charged with aggravated sexual assault in the first degree, threatening in the first degree and impersonation of a police officer.

Bond was set at $500,000.

It’s not clear if he has an attorney.

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