City police say 37 year-old Jose Figueroa allegedly forced his way into an ex-girlfriend’s Baker St. apartment early Thursday morning. Once inside he allegedly held her down and didn’t allow her to leave. Figueroa is also accused of forcibly touching the victim and attempting to rape her.
The victim was able to get away briefly and call 911before Figueroa took the phone away. She then was able to make her way outside and get help.
Police arrived on the scene and found that the victim had a valid order of protection against Figueroa. He was found a short distance away from the scene and taken into custody without incident.
Figueroa faces multiple charges including 1st degree attempted rape and 1st degree criminal contempt. He is being held pending arraignment in city court.