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17-year-old charged with rape and armed home invasion in Oct. 2021 Kalamazoo case

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Posted at 5:57 PM, Feb 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-10 06:45:21-05

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says multiple suspects made a forced entry into an apartment on Michigamme Woods Drive during the early morning hours of Oct. 3, 2021.

On Wednesday, a 17-year-old suspect, who was charged as an adult, was arraigned for home invasion in the first degree, armed robbery and criminal sexual conduct in the first degree, authorities say.

A16-year-old was charged on Nov. 30 with home invasion in the first degree, fleeing and eluding, and for driving away in a car unlawfully in the same case.

Authorities say the suspects took the victim’s phone and made off in two cars.

Those with information in connection to the October incident are encouraged to reach out to Kalamazoo dispatchers at 269-488-8911 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.

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