BLOOMINGTON — A LeRoy man was sentenced to eight years in prison for residential burglary related to an incident in which he also was charged with attempted sexual assault and intimidation of a woman inside her home.

Thomas Drake Price, 23, was convicted in September of forcing his way into a home Jan. 10 and demanding a woman engage in a sex act. Price refused to leave after the woman grabbed a knife and ordered him out of her house, according to police. 

The suspect was found by police in his apartment in the same complex where the victim lived. The two were acquainted but not romantically involved, said police.

Price also was sentenced to consecutive terms of four years for attempted criminal sexual assault and three years for intimidation. He was given credit for 345 days served in jail.

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Reporter for The Pantagraph.

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