In a shocking incident, a man from Illinois, identified as Carlos Espinales-Guevara, 25, was taken into custody after he allegedly snuck into a family’s home in Glendale Heights and sexually violated a 7-year-old girl in her sleep. The DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office revealed the details of the incident on Monday, stating that the alleged assault took place around 3 a.m. on Sunday.
The family members, upon discovering the intruder in the girl’s room, promptly expelled him from the premises and contacted the police. Espinales-Guevara reportedly attempted to force his way back into the house but was unsuccessful. Responding to the emergency call, police officers located and arrested the suspect near the scene.
The incident has sparked outrage, with DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin expressing his deep concern. He described the allegations as deeply disturbing and assured that the law would deal with the accused with full force. He stressed the need to protect children, who are the most vulnerable, from such harmful individuals.
Espinales-Guevara is facing charges of predatory criminal sexual assault of a victim under 13 and home invasion – sex offense, both classified as Class X Felonies. Judge Daniel Guerin, during a court session on Monday morning, denied Espinales-Guevara’s bond. The accused is due to appear in court again on August 31.