St. Louis County man brutally beaten by late night door-knocking suspect

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by KMOV.com Staff | @KMOV

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Posted on February 10, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Updated Tuesday, Feb 11 at 7:05 AM

 (KMOV) -- Police in Hazelwood believe they have a man in custody responsible for bum rushing a man as he answered a late-night knock at his door.

According to charging documents, Darryl Sykes, 55, knocked on the door of a home on the 2000 block of Riverwood Trails Drive in the middle of the night.

When the male homeowner answered, Sykes is accused of rushing inside and beating on the victim.

Sykes is now facing charges of first-degree burglary and third-degree assault.

According to police, he admitted in statements to investigators that he assaulted the victim.

He is being held on bond with the Hazelwood Police Department.

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