Lockport man charged in home invasion, sex abuse

May 28, 2009 3:32:40 PM PDT
A registered sex offender in the southwest suburbs is in custody after police say a neighbor woke up to find him in her bed.Larry Simpson of unincorporated Lockport is charged with home invasion and aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

The 51-year-old allegedly broke into a neighbor's house early Thursday morning.

Authorities say the victim discovered Simpson with an object at her neck and his hands on her.

The victim, who recognized Simpson, screamed. Investigators say the suspect ran away, but was later arrested.