2 accused of assaulting man, sexually abusing woman in Alton

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by Adam McDonald, KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on June 17, 2014 at 8:40 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jun 18 at 4:33 AM

(KMOV) -- Police say they have arrested two suspects after they allegedly pistol whipped a man and sexually abused a woman during a home invasion in Alton.

Malik Carter, 19, and Otis Harris, 22, were charged with eight felony charges in relation to the case.

Police say Carter and Harris rushed into a home in the 1000 block of Union Street in Alton, hit the male victim in the head with a gun, and inappropriately touched a woman. They also allegedly stole electronics, cell phones and a car.

Investigators say the suspects and victims know each other. According to police, the victims had a party the night of the attack and the suspects sneaked in a back door once the party was over.

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