Arrest Made in Violent Sexual Assault Case

May 22, 2013 Updated Nov 22, 2013 at 8:51 PM EDT

By Mitch Simon

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Arrest Made in Violent Sexual Assault Case

May 22, 2013 Updated Nov 22, 2013 at 8:51 PM EDT

Leroy. N.Y (WKBW) - A Leroy man has been arrested following an investigation into a violent sexual assault.

According to Leroy Police, 29 year old Charles Johnson of Leroy was arrested Tuesday.

It is alleged that at approximately 1 a.m., on May 9th, 2013, Johnson forced entry into the apartment of a female victim who was asleep at the time and sexually assaulted her at knife point and then fled the scene.

The Victim called 911 and an intensive crime scene investigation commenced involving the LeRoy Police, Genesee County Sheriff's, New York State Police and Monroe County K-9 Unit. Also assisting that morning was the Genesee County and Monroe County Rape Crisis Services.

Johnson was charged with one count each of Predatory Sexual Abuse, Burglary in the First Degree, and Criminal Possession of a Weapon.

Johnson was arraigned before the Hon. Daryl Sehm of the LeRoy Town Court and committed to the Genesee County Jail without bail.