Frederick man charged in break-in, assault at ex-girlfriend's Hagerstown home

August 07, 2012
  • Libni Hernandez
Washington County Detention Center

A Frederick, Md., man has been charged with breaking into his former girlfriend’s Hagerstown home on Tuesday and pulling a knife on her, police said.

Libni Hernandez, 18, of 1467 Key Parkway in Frederick, was charged with one count each of first-degree burglary, third-degree burglary, fourth-degree burglary, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, fourth-degree sex offense, malicious destruction of property and reckless endangerment, according to a
Hagerstown Police Department news release.

Officers alleged that Hernandez entered through a window of the home in the 700 block of Park Lane shortly before 3 a.m. Tuesday.

Police alleged that Hernandez engaged in an argument with the victim before he pulled a knife and groped her in a sexual manner.

The victim’s family arrived a short time later and held Hernandez down until officers arrived, police said.

Hernandez was being held at the Washington County Detention Center Tuesday morning on $200,000 bond, a Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputy said.

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