BROOKLYN - Police say they have made an arrest in connection to the rape and robbery of an elderly Brooklyn woman in her East New York home early yesterday morning.

Investigators say the 78-year-old woman woke up and found Gerard Pressley, 33, in her home at 605 Glenmore Ave.

Pressley is facing a host of charges, including rape, burglary and sexual abuse.

The victim was taken to Woodhull Hospital.