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Suspect in East Hartford burglary, sex assault in custody on unrelated charges

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EAST HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Following reports of a burglary and sexual assault in East Hartford, police said they developed a suspect.

The unidentified suspect was said to already be in custody on unrelated charges.

Police said the incident happened on Sept. 19 around 6:30 a.m.

They received a call from a victim on Collimore Road who reported that a burglary and sexual assault had taken place.

Detectives said the suspect was apprehended for unrelated crimes and remains in custody. They said a stolen registered firearm was also recovered.

"To be honest, that got me really angry, and I wish there was something we could have done to prevent it," said neighbor Nick Quattropani. "We saw a bunch of squad cars, big evidence tank truck, whole lot happening on our normally quiet street."

Neighbors said they are paying even more attention to their surroundings.

It is unclear if the home was targeted.

The investigation is ongoing.

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