Man Who Allegedly Kissed, Licked Sleeping Manhattan Woman's Face After Sneaking Into Her Apartment Arrested: Police - NBC New York

Man Who Allegedly Kissed, Licked Sleeping Manhattan Woman's Face After Sneaking Into Her Apartment Arrested: Police

Salih Kolenovic, 40, of Queens, has been arrested and charged with sexually motivated burglary and sexual abuse, police say

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    Woman Wakes Up to Intruder Kissing, Licking Her Face: NYPD

    A Manhattan woman said she opened her eyes from a deep sleep to find a stranger inside her Upper East Side bedroom, kissing her. Katherine Creag reports. (Published Thursday, March 28, 2019)

    What to Know

    • A man who allegedly sneaked into a sleeping woman's Manhattan apartment and started licking and kissing her face has been arrested

    • The 28-year-old woman was sleeping inside her building near East 65th Street and 1st Avenue on Sunday when the unusual incident happened

    • The 40-year-old Queens resident has been charged with sexually motivated burglary and sexual abuse, police say

    A man who allegedly sneaked into a sleeping woman's Manhattan apartment and started licking and kissing her face has been arrested, police said.

    Salih Kolenovic, 40, of Queens, has been arrested and charged with sexually motivated burglary and sexual abuse in connection with the break-in, police said Friday. 

    The 28-year-old woman told police she was sleeping inside her building near East 65th Street and 1st Avenue on the Upper East Side around 6:35 a.m. on Sunday when a man sneaked into her apartment through her unlocked front door, police said.

    Not long after, the woman woke up and discovered the man licking and kissing her face, according to police.

    UES Woman Awakes to Intruder Kissing, Licking Her Face: NYPD

    [NY] UES Woman Awakes to Intruder Kissing, Licking Her Face: NYPD

    A man sneaked into a sleeping Upper East Side woman’s apartment and started licking and kissing her face, the NYPD said.

    (Published Wednesday, March 27, 2019)

    The woman confronted the man, grabbed him by the hands and told him to get out of her apartment, police said. He then fled the scene empty-handed on East 65th Street.

    Kolenovic's attorney information wasn't immediately available Friday. 

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