PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) – Police say a Portsmouth woman awoke to an intruder touching her in bed.

She fought off the assailant around 2:30 a.m. Monday and called the police as he ran off.

Based on a description from the victim, police arrested Christopher Hemingway, 34, and charged him with getting into the woman’s apartment and sexually assaulting her.

Police say Hemingway was walking a few blocks from the victim’s apartment.



Only subscribers are eligible to post comments. Please subscribe or to participate in the conversation. Here’s why.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.