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Hooksett man faces six charges of sexual assault

A Hooksett man has been arrested on six charges of felonious sexual assault, along with other charges.

Robert Luicha, 48 of Hooksett, is being charged with six felony counts of aggravated sexual assault (one for each assault, according to a Hooksett Police press release), as well as one count each of sexual assault, false imprisonment, and simple assault.

Luicha is being held on $100,000 cash bail and will arraigned at the Hooksett District court today at 9 a.m.

Hooksett Police began their investigation Jan. 12 after the victim, a woman, reported the incident which had occurred about a week before at her residence on Pine Street in Hooksett. Based on her testimony and the subsequent investigation, police felt they had enough probable cause to move ahead on the warrants.

Police stated that the victim allegedly attempted to leave the room at some point during the assault and Luicha would not allow her to, leading to a false imprisonment charge.

Police also noted that the incident "wasn't random" and "there's no danger to the public." The victim and the alleged assailant knew each other.

The Bedford Police Department assisted in Luicha's arrest.


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