Fort Carson solider arrested for breaking into home, assaulting woman

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado Springs police say they arrested an active Fort Carson soldier for his part in a home invasion and sexual assault on Monday.

Felicion Charles was arrested by police Saturday and charged with sexual assault, aggravated robbery and first-degree burglary.

Police say Charles was one of two men who entered a woman's apartment early Monday morning in the 4000 block of Westmeadow Drive. Once inside police say Charles sexually assaulted the woman at gunpoint while his accomplice burglarized the home.

Police said they are holding Charles on $500,000 bond because of the serious threat and psychological effect of the crime on the victim.

The accomplice has not yet been identified, police said.

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