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Burglar Found Attacking 6-Year-Old Boy Asleep in Bed

A Texas father heard his 6-year-old son screaming Monday night and rushed in to find a man attacking the boy in his bed.

Boroskie Richard, 37, was charged with burglary of a habitation, according to KPRC, which said that Richard an arrest record dating back to 2006 in Houston and Harris County.

Bond was set for Richard at $200,000, KPRC reported.

“He heard the 6-year-old complainant screaming, found the defendant in their home and observed the defendant was on top of the complainant,” the prosecutor said of the father. “We do believe that the defendant is a threat to public safety. He has committed violent offenses in the past.”

An emergency protective order was filed against Richard barring him from contacting the 6-year-old, ordering him to stay 500 feet away from schools, parks, and playgrounds, and barring him from unsupervised contact with anyone under 17 years old.

Richard was out on parole for assaulting a family member and is due to appear in court on Wednesday. If he bonds out, the judge said he must wear a GPS ankle monitor.

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[Featured image: Boroskie Richard/Harris County Sheriff’s Office]