Suspect arrested in Torrington home invasion, sexual assault

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Hillary D. Combs

Hillary D. Combs

TORRINGTON — Police arrested a man in connection with a home invasion and sexual assault over the weekend.

Hillary D. Combs, 46, of Norwich, was arrested in Norwich.  Combs was charged with home invasion, robbery, burglary, sexual assault and attempted sexual assault.

Authorities said they were called to a home on Pearl Street Sunday for reports of a home invasion. Police said two men broke into the home and assaulted the victim who was taken to Charlotte Hungerford Hospital for treatment.

Combs was held on $350,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday.

Police said a second suspect is in custody on unrelated charges and more arrests were expected.