A 49-year-old Naugatuck man is accused of sexually assaulting his former girlfriend, police said.
Muhammad Nowaz, of 29 Pearl Road, was charged with sexual assault in a spousal/cohabilitating relationship: intercourse; first-degree unlawful restraint; and disorderly conduct.
Police said he held the victim down and sexually assaulted her on Thursday, Jan. 3, police said. Naugatuck police said a rape kit had been obtained and that results were consistant with the woman's statement.
He was released on a $25,000 surety bond.