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When a man allegedly entered a home uninvited and was suspected of planning to sexually assault the woman inhabitant in her sleep her 15-year-old son grabbed the burglar and held onto him until the authorities responded.

On Thursday, around 11:30 pm, a woman with three children was asleep in her room when someone allegedly entered her home through a door that was not locked. The man reportedly went into the woman’s bedroom and when she woke up he was said to be on top of her and holding her down so she was unable to get away.

The woman’s 15-year-old son went into his mother’s bedroom and saw the man allegedly pinning his mother down. The teen grabbed the uninvited guest forcing him away from his mom and was able to physically contain the man while her other two children called the police and waited outside for assistance.

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Police received a call in the early morning hours on Sunday, September 10th concerning a woman who was lying on the ground outside. When they arrived at the scene they discovered a 68-year-old Garden Grove woman who appeared to be the victim of an assault. It was announced that she was in critical condition, and after three days of treatment she still remains in the hospital.

The police found the alleged attacker, 30-year-old Garden Grove resident Michael Varela, at the scene. Varela was taken into custody for attempted murder and attempted sexual assault, and is being held at the Orange County Jail.

If you or someone you love is suspected of attempted murder or sexual assault, contact Orange County criminal defense lawyer Staycie R. Sena at (949) 477-8088 for a consultation now.