Garner Police said Devon Reese, 23, was arrested in New Jersey and is now facing multiple charges including felony breaking and entering with intent to terrorize or injure, first-degree kidnapping and attempted first-degree rape.
The break-in happening on Dec. 28 at the 100 block of Cedar Lane near West Garner Road.
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Police said Reese was allegedly armed with a handgun and dressed in all black with a mask when the victim returned home. After a brief struggle, the woman was able to run out of the front door, to a neighbor’s house where she called 911.
The woman suffered from minor injuries during the struggle.
“The suspect knew the victim and had been in a dating relationship with her prior to the incident,” officials said.
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