WAYLAND (CBS) — Police have arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with a Wayland home invasion and assault on Sunday night.

John T. Monahan, of Wayland, is charged with assault and battery and break and entering nighttime for the incident at a West Plain Street home.

Wayland police said a man burst through an unlocked kitchen door and grabbed a 23-year-old woman, who was able to fight him off.

A police dashcam captured a person of interest walking down the street shortly after the assault.

Courtesy: Wayland Police Department

Courtesy: Wayland Police Department

An anonymous tip led detectives to Monahan, and police credited his arrest to widespread news coverage.

Monahan will be arraigned in Framingham District Court.


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