EASTON, Md. - Police in have charged an Easton man with a sex offense. Easton Police say on Sunday, officers responded to a Prospect Avenue home, in reference to a sexual assault.
According to the report, 84-year-old Elbert Thomas gave alcohol to an 18-year-old female, and shortly after she went to bed, he went into her bedroom, and tried to convince her to have sex with him. Police say the female refused several times, at which Thomas started touching her buttock and tried to pull her pants down, but she was able to stop him.
The woman was able to get under the bed, and use her cell phone to call for help. Thomas was arrested, and charged with 4th degree sex offense and furnishing alcohol to a minor. He was later released.