22-year-old man beats and rapes blind 93-year-old womanBy Mason White 5:31 PM September 29, 2015
|Clyde Alvims Leandre|
By: Feng Qian
(Scroll down for video) A young man was arrested on a charge of sexual assault after allegedly beating and raping an elderly woman during a home invasion, police in Florida said.
Delray Beach police said that they have arrested 22-year-old Clyde Alvims Leandre, after being accused of raping the 93-year-old woman around 2:30 a.m.
According to the police investigation, Leandre broke into the woman’s apartment, which is located at 331 Northeast 48th Street.
The elderly woman, who is legally blind, managed to activate an emergency alarm after Leandre forced himself on her in bed.
The alarm caught the attention of three neighbors who entered the apartment through the open front door. The tried to pull away the suspect, but they failed.
Four police officers responded to the scene, and found Leandre without pants. He ignored the officers’ orders and was Tasered numerous times.
Two officers were injured and were taken to a nearby hospital.
The woman suffered back injuries and bruises.
Leandre was charged with robbery with assault or battery, sexual assault with a weapon and resisting an officer without violence.