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Elderly woman raped, suspect arrested

By Chris Loveless, Digital Content Director ,
Published On: Jul 26 2013 12:34:53 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 26 2013 12:40:43 PM CDT

CAPTURED: Jacob Lashun Lewis
Wanted by CSPD for crimes against at-risk adults/sexual assault
Most wanted for the week of 7/25/13


A man accused of sexually assaulting an elderly woman inside her Colorado Springs home has been arrested according to the 4th Judicial District Attorney's Office.

Jacob Lashun Lewis is the primary suspect in the February attack on Boulder Street.

The attack happened around 10:15 p.m. on the night of February 7. The victim says she was watching TV when she saw someone looking through her window

The victim went to her bedroom to get her gun. As she was going to leave her bedroom, the door burst open and the man attacked her before she could fire her gun. The man knocked the gun from her hand, pushed her to the ground, and raped her.

The man also stole the victim’s wallet, which had about $100 in it.

Lewis was KRDO NewsChannel 13's DA's most wanted for the week of July 25.

Jacob Lashun Lewis is being held at the El Paso County Criminal Justice Center on $250,000 bond.