BOSTON (CBS) – A young man wanted for a brutal home invasion in Hyde Park last week has been arrested and arraigned Tuesday.

Cesar Lara-Aguasvivas, 23, of Boston, was captured in Dorchester Monday night, Police Commissioner Bill Evans told WBZ NewsRadio 1030.

“He’s sort of a vicious kid for what he did to that poor woman.  We’re looking at him for doing similar crimes in similar towns.  So, it’s good to get him off the street,” Evans said.

He was arraigned in West Roxbury Municipal Court on charges of home invasion, kidnapping while armed with a firearm, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and malicious destruction of property over $250. He is held on $1 million bail.

cesar Young Man Held On $1 Million Bail For Brutal Hyde Park Home Invasion

Cesar Lara-Aguasvivas (Image credit: BPD)

He was one of four men wanted for assaulting and kidnapping a 59-year-old woman at her Beaver Street home Thursday, July 6.

She said the men were armed, broke in through a window and held her at gunpoint.  They robbed her and ransacked her house, according to investigators. The woman said the men made her drive to an ATM and forced her to withdraw money.   They later dumped her by the road at Mount Hope Cemetery in Mattapan.

Lara-Aguasvivas was identified by surveillance video footage from the ATM visit along with fingerprint evidence from the home, prosecutors said.

hydepark Young Man Held On $1 Million Bail For Brutal Hyde Park Home Invasion

The Beaver Street home where a woman told police she was robbed and assaulted. (WBZ-TV)

The woman was taken to Faulkner Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Evans said they’re still looking for the other three men.

Anyone with information should call police at 617-343-5607 or the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS.  You can also text ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).

Lara-Aguasvivas is scheduled to return to court on August 3.


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