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Reference: Burglary and Sexual Assault Arrest

Date of Release: August 21, 2006

On August 21, 2006 at approximately 2:30 AM the Portsmouth Police Department received a call from a woman who stated that an unknown male subject entered her home and sexually assaulted her. She was able to fight off her assailant and call the police. With a good description of the suspect, patrol officers canvassed the area and within an hour identified and arrested:

Christopher A. Hemingway
Date of Birth 12/02/71
Hemingway has no fixed address

Hemingway was found walking several blocks away from the scene. He is being charged with Burglary and Sexual Assault. Bail was set at $50,000 Cash and he will be arraigned at the Portsmouth District Court on Monday morning August 21, 2006 at 9:00 AM. The victim was not injured during this incident.



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 Emergency Dial 911, Portsmouth Police Department, 3 Junkins Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801, Tel: (603) 427-1500