WINDSOR LOCKS - A former State Police trooper is facing charges in connection with the alleged rape of an 81-year-old woman in Windsor Locks.

Police said 43-year-old Jeffrey Laporto, of Windsor, has been charged with sexual assault and unlawful restraint. They say he met the victim at a bar Friday night.

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Officers say the woman was taken to the hospital for "extensive internal injuries."

Laporto is due in court on Monday.