SUSPECT IN SEX ASSAULT OF 71-YEAR OLD WOMAN IN MT. AIRY ARRESTED IN NORTH CAROLINA

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U.S. NEWS: PHILADELPHIA, P.A./NORTH CAROLINA

Cover Photo Courtesy: Philadelphia Inquirer

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A man wanted for sexually assaulting a 71-year old woman during a home invasion inside of her Mount Airy home, has been arrested. A report from 6 ABC Action News said 22-year old, Zyree Downing was arrested and taken into custody in North Carolina at around 11:30 p.m. Monday night.

PHOTO: 6 ABC ACTION NEWS

The assault reportedly took place on September 15th, inside of a home on the 7400 block of Devon Street. Downing is alleged to have entered the home through an unlocked door. According to the police report, Downing attacked the 71-year old when she refused to give him money. Downing then allegedly forced the woman to take her clothes off before sexually assaulting her.

No date for Downing’s initial court appearance has been listed, as he has awaits extradition back to Philadelphia to stand trial for the charges.

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