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UPDATE: Big Rapids Police arrest man accused of home invasion and assault


We now know the identity of the man accused of breaking into a home this week in Big Rapids and trying to assault a woman in the residence twice. 23-year old Marcus Deion Matiere-Bay of Flint charged with 1st degree Home Invasion , 1st degree Criminal Sexual Conduct , Criminal Sexual Conduct Assault, and Resisting or Obstructing an Officer.



A 23-year-old man sits in jail after allegedly breaking into a woman's home twice and attempting to assault her each time.


It happened shortly before 1 a.m. Tuesday, officers from the Big Rapids Department of Public Safety were called to the 1100 block of Fuller Avenue for a report of a home invasion and attempted assault.


The caller reported the assault just occurred.


She told police she was woken up by a naked man pulling her toward the edge of her bed and attempting to assault her. When the victim struggled, the man fled the scene. As the victim called 911, the man returned and allegedly attempted to assault her again. The woman screamed, and the man, again, fled the scene.


While Big Rapids police officers were on scene speaking with the victim, the suspect was observed running by the residence.


After a short foot pursuit, he was apprehended.


The suspect's name is being withheld pending arraignment.

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