- Associated Press - Sunday, October 11, 2015

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A New Haven woman has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenager who jumped from a moving car in Bridgeport.

Police say 38-year-old Towanna Randall is due in court on Tuesday on charges including third-degree sexual assault, unlawful restraint and reckless endangerment.

She was being held in lieu of $100,000 bond after her arrest Saturday night. It is not clear if she has hired a lawyer.

The incident was captured on surveillance video and shows the 17-year-old girl jumping from the moving car shortly after 7 a.m. last Monday.

She told police she was lured into the Toyota Yaris while on her way to school and was sexually assaulted by the driver.

Police say Randall has an extensive criminal record that includes robbery, larceny, and selling hallucinogenic narcotics.

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