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2 men arrested in Colorado Springs after plotting to sexually assault, murder victim

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Colorado Springs Police Department arrested two men Monday afternoon after a victim overheard the men planning to sexually assault and kill the victim.

The victim was able to lock themselves in a bedroom away from 31-year-old Hugo Mendoza Hernandez and 32-year-old Easebio Melandres Agustin.

The victim called 911 and police arrived at the residence in the 1200 block of Potter Drive shortly after 2:00 p.m.

Officers were able to get into the residence and take Hernandez and Agustin into custody.

The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Inside the residence, evidence was found which confirmed the victim's statements, including two weapons.

Hernandez and Agustin were arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit sexual assault and conspiracy to commit murder.



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