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Suspect taken into custody in Brewerytown home invasion

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

A suspect has been taken into custody after a home invasion in the city's Brewerytown section early Wednesday morning, police say.

The incident happened around 3:30 a.m. on the 1300 block of North Dover Street.

According to police, the suspect entered a house and inside were two women and one man.

He assaulted one woman, hitting her in the head with a gun.

Police say the suspect stole $296 and grabbed two iPhones before fleeing through a back door.

K-9 units were called in to assist officers.

The suspect was spotted nearby and after a brief foot chase, he was taken into custody.

The woman who was assaulted was treated at the scene for her injuries.

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