Jean Y. Leconte

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Police: Man Arrested For 'Act Of Sexual Depravity' In Winchester

October 12, 2018 - 8:53 am

WINCHESTER, Conn. (WTIC Radio) - Winchester police have arrested a Torrington man in connection with an alleged sexual assault on a woman in a local store.

Police say Jean Leconte, 30, approached a woman in a local shop and performed an "act of sexual depravity" on her as she was picking up items from the floor. Laconte is charged with fourth-degree sexual assault, public indecency and second-degree breach of peace.

Police say Leconte is on the state's sex offender registry and has prior arrests and convictions for similar incidents in Trumbull and Fairfield.

Leconte was held on $10,000 bond pending arraignment in Torrington Superior Court Friday morning.