University Of Maryland Cops Nab Assault Suspect

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Credit: University of Maryland Police Department

Credit: University of Maryland Police Department

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A 28-year-old man is facing charges of burglarizing a University of Maryland dorm room and assaulting a female student.

University police say 28-year-old Oluwafemi T. Charles of Silver Spring, Md., was arrested Wednesday. He’s accused of a burglary in a seventh-floor Cumberland Hall residence on the College Park campus on Sunday.

Police say Charles entered the residence of an 18-year-old female student in an attempt to steal property. Police say that while he was in the room he touched the student without her consent.

In a statement, police say Charles faces charges of burglary, theft, assault, and sex offense.

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