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Man charged with attempted sexual assault in Gold Coast

Updated: August 10, 2013 9:01AM

A man has been charged with trying to sexually assault a 54-year-old woman early Friday in her Gold Coast home.

Deandre Minor, 28, is facing one count each of attempted criminal sexual assault with bodily harm, robbery, and home invasion/sex offense, according to police.

The woman was sleeping in her home in the 1200 block of North Stone Street when she woke up to a man trying to sexually assault her about 3:20 a.m., police said.

A family member intervened and the man ran away, police said. Officers arrested the man as he exited the building.

Minor, of the 800 block of West 78th Street, is expected to appear in bond court Saturday.

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