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September 19, 2017

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Suspect arrested in sexual assault of senior citizen


North Las Vegas Police arrested a man Friday suspected of sexually assaulting a 79-year-old woman inside her home.

Police responded to a report of sexual assault Wednesday morning in the 1300 block of East Nelson Avenue. Abdul Howard, 47, is suspected of breaking into the victim’s home, robbing her at gunpoint and then sexually assaulting her, police said.

Police arrested Howard on one count each of burglary with a deadly weapon, home invasion with a deadly weapon, sexual assault of a victim over 60 years old and robbery.

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