Francisco Moreno Accused of Attempted Rape, Hatchet Assault, Soda Theft

After he broke into a Chandler home, police say, Francisco Moreno tried to rape a woman and attacked her with a hatchet, and when that failed, he settled on stealing a Sprite from the refrigerator before fleeing the house.

Moreno, 19, admitted to police that on Saturday, just before 9 a.m., he slit open a window screen, unlocked the door, and sneaked inside the home. He'd been homeless for 20 days and had holed up in a nearby vacant house, where he'd decorated the inside with pornographic photos. He told police his intent was just to rob the place, but that changed when he saw the sleeping woman.

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