WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- DC Police arrested 26-year-old Domingo Martinez on Tuesday for sexual assault and burglary, police say.
According to DC Police, Martinez entered a home, located on the 6700 block of 14th St. NW, while the victim was sleeping.
"She was awakened by the suspect standing over her bed. The suspect attempted to sexually assault the victim...but the victim managed to fend off the suspect," police said in a release.
After an investigation, police were able to apprehend Martinez and charge him with assault with the intent to commit first degree sexual abuse and burglary one.