Woman raped as she slept, police say

Police have arrested a man after an alleged home invasion and sexual assault in Melbourne's inner suburbs last week.

Detectives arrested the 32-year old Collingwood man after he allegedly assaulted a 26-year-old woman while she was asleep, about 5am on November 6 in Fitzroy.

The man was arrested in Collingwood yesterday and has been charged with aggravated burglary and rape.

He will appear at Melbourne Magistrates Court today.

The story Woman raped as she slept, police say first appeared on The Age.

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