The following is the actual Barnstable Police Department media statement:
Early Morning Burglary Leads to Arrest
At 2:25am on Sunday, June 17th , Barnstable Police were called to a group home at 22 Main St. Hyannis after a male subject entered the residence and assaulted an occupant.
Arriving officers spoke with a 52-year-old female victim, who stated she was sleeping in her 3rd floor bedroom when a male entered the room and covered her nose and mouth with his hand.
The victim screamed, causing the male to flee the bedroom, down the stairs to a 1st floor section of the home which had no exit.
Officers searched the residence and located 29-year-old Cristian Lema of Yarmouth, hiding in a bath tub.
Lema was placed under arrest and transported to the Barnstable Police Department where he was booked for Armed Burglary – Assault on an Occupant, and Strangulation or Suffocation.
He was later bailed on $500 cash and [was] due to appear in Barnstable District Court on Monday, June 18th .
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