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Teen indicted on charges he posed as police officer, sexually assaulted elderly woman

A Tarrant County grand jury on Tuesday indicted a teen who posed as a patrol officer, forced his way into a home and sexually assaulted a 77-year-old woman in her home, according to authorities.

The 19-year-old stole the woman’s car and then crashed it, police said.

He was arrested after the wreck when he began throwing rocks at vehicles, including a Fort Worth patrol car.

Grand jurors indicted Jesus Gloria of Fort Worth on charges of aggravated sexual assault of an elderly person, aggravated robbery, impersonating a public servant and burglary.

Gloria was in the Tarrant County jail Wednesday with bail set at $105,000.

The robbery was reported at 6:30 a.m. on Aug. 26 at a home in southeast Fort Worth.

The woman told officers a man who called himself a police officer forced his way into her home. The suspect , who was armed with a knife, took cash from her purse and sexually assaulted her, she told police.

Afterward, he took off in her car, but crashed it in the 2200 block of Mitchell Boulevard.

The suspect abandoned the vehicle and walked to the area of U.S. 287 and Rosedale Avenue where he started throwing rocks at vehicles.

He was arrested after one of the rocks hit a Fort Worth patrol car. The officer got out of the vehicle and took the suspect into custody, police said.

Body camera video released by the Texas Department of Public Safety shows the traffic stop and arrest of Sherita Dixon-Cole. Cole had accused a Texas Highway Patrol Trooper of sexually assaulting her during an arrest.



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