2 Accused of assaulting man, sexually abusing woman in Alton
Malik Carter, 19, (left) and Otis Harris, 22, allegedly pistol whipped a man and sexually abused a woman during a home invasion in Alton. By KMOV Web Producer
(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.