MANCHESTER, N.H. (CBS) – A man accused of randomly breaking into a home and sexually assaulting a woman in Manchester, New Hampshire is due in court Wednesday
Jose Polanco Diaz, 24, was arrested Friday, hours after police say he broke into an apartment on Auburn Street carrying a machete before he assaulted a woman in her sleep. She woke up and managed to get away.READ MORE: 86-Year-Old Woman Hit, Killed By Car On Malden Sidewalk
Police released a surveillance photo Friday afternoon of the man they were looking for, later identified as Diaz.READ MORE: Offshore Wind Project Off Martha's Vineyard Nears Approval
“We know that he is a stranger to these people, so this was not targeted in any way,” said Heather Hamel, the public information officer of the Manchester Police Department. “It just appears like it’s a stranger that broke into somebody’s apartment and then assaulted them.”
Diaz is charged with aggravated felonious sexual assault, burglary, and criminal threatening, all of which are felonies.MORE NEWS: Parents Devastated By Crash That Killed 17-Year-Old Natick Boy
He was set to be arraigned Tuesday in Hillsborough Superior Court North in Manchester, but the arraignment was postponed to Wednesday to accommodate an interpreter.