15-year-old arrested in connection to August sexual assault

Madison police arrested a 15-year-old in connection to a sexual assault that happened in August, according to a release.

Adore A. Thomas, 15, of Madison, was arrested Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

He allegedly attacked and sexually assaulted a 23-year-old woman in the 2200 block of Winnebago Street Aug.4, according to the release. The woman suffered head injuries and was taken to a hospital.

Thomas has been waived into adult court in connection to the violent sexual assault of a stranger, officials said. He has been charged with three counts of first-degree sexual assault, three counts of second-degree sexual assault, attempted armed robbery, substantial battery and strangulation and suffocation.

He is being questioned and will eventually be taken to the Juvenile Reception Center.

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