Suspect in Torrington Sex Assault and Home Invasion Arrested

Police have arrested a suspect in a home invasion and sexual assault in Torrington and said another suspect is in custody on unrelated charges.

Police responded to a home on Pearl Street on Sunday after two men forced their way into the house, assaulted a woman and stole several items, police said.

The victim was transported to Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, treated for injuries and later released. Police said she did know one of the suspects.

Police took Hillary D. Combs, 46, of Norwich, into custody and charged him with home invasion, first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary, first-degree sexual assault and first-degree attempted sexual assault.

Combs was held on a court-set $350,000 bond and will appear in Bantam Superior Court today to be arraigned.

Police are still investigating and said a second suspect is incarcerated on unrelated charges.

Anyone with information should call Detective Kyle Johnson 860-489-2038 or Sergeant Brett Johnson 860-489-2051.

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