Have you seen him?
State Police from the Brewster barracks are seeking the public’s assistance in finding a 35-year-old man who is wanted for a burglary and attempted rape.
Troopers were dispatched on March 20 to a residence on Main Street in the Village of Brewster for a reported sexual assault. An investigation indicated that Hector G. Cruz-Diaz of Danbury unlawfully entered the victim’s home and attempted to rape a 24-year-old female victim.
Cruz-Diaz, who was an acquaintance of the victim, fled the house prior to police arriving on scene, police said.
The Village of Brewster Court issued a warrant ordering Cruz-Diaz's arrest in July. He's wanted for attempted rape in the first degree (a Class B felony) and burglary in the second degree.
Cruz-Diaz is a Hispanic male who is 5-foot-3 and weighs about 140 pounds. He has brown eyes and black hair.
Cruz-Diaz has previously resided in Putnam County.
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