Sunday, December 28, 2014

Philly man sought in sexual assault captured

Albert DiPrimeo
Albert DiPrimeo PPD

A Holmesburg man wanted for the gunpoint rape of an ex-girlfriend on Monday has been captured and charged with sexual assault, police said.

Albert DiPrimeo, 57, allegedly held a gun to the head of the woman and demanded sex while she visited his home on the 7900 block of Marsden Avenue. The woman escaped, ran to a neighbor’s house, and called 911, police said.

DiPrimeo was located on the 200 block of E. Venango Street on Tuesday night. He has a long history of arrests and has been convicted on assault charges, false imprisonment, making terroristic threats, and numerous drug counts, according to court records

 


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