Wisconsin Man's Crying Mugshot Goes Viral

A Wisconsin man is getting a lot of attention for his mugshot, where he's seen sobbing after being arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman.

Anthony Zingale, 19, is accused of threatening a woman with a knife in a bathroom at a holiday party on May 28 so she would have sex with him, according to police.

The criminal complaint says the woman was able to scream and escape before getting the help of other partygoers and alerting authorities.

When officers arrived to the Plymouth home, Zingale walked out with his hands on his head, telling police he had been drinking that day and only went to the bathroom and dropped his pants "because he had to urinate badly," NBC 5 affiliate WTMJ reports.

The 19-year-old acknowledged he was under 21, but said his mother had been at the party as well, according to the Sheboygan Press.

Zingale faces charges of attempted first degree sexual assault and carrying a concealed weapon.

If convicted of the crimes, Zingale could serve up to 40 years in prison.

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