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Third suspect arrested in alleged torture, robbery at Baton Rouge apartment

4 years 7 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, April 16 2019 Apr 16, 2019 April 16, 2019 11:50 AM April 16, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested a third suspect in connection to an armed robbery and sexual assault that happened last month.

According to arrest reports, the victim was invited to an apartment on Alaska Street on March 17 by a female acquaintance later identified as Kaci Williams. Once at the location, the victim said he was attacked by four male suspects.

Police said Jonathan Morris, 21, was arrested Tuesday after his name came during the investigation. Another suspect was identified as Wilton Breaux, who was arrested last week.

Police say two of the suspects were armed with guns and threatened to kill the victim.  The suspects also allegedly tortured the victim in order to get the pin number for his bank account. After getting the pin, the suspects drove to a nearby ATM and withdrew $220. The victim told investigators he was sexually assaulted with a wooden broom handle and robbed of his belongings.

The group eventually drove the victim to a second location and left him there. After dropping him off, police say the suspects left in the victim's vehicle.

Williams was taken into custody days after the attack.

Breaux was arrested and charged with second-degree sexual battery, false imprisonment (armed with a dangerous weapon), armed robbery, access device fraud, and theft of a motor vehicle. Morris faces the same charges, along with one count of second-degree kidnapping.

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