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Suspect arrested in Gerald, Mo. break-in, attempted rape

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Police say Ryan Britain, who is from Oregon, used a hammer to break a window at an apartment on East Fifth Street at Highway H,  The woman told police she woke up to the suspect on top of her, holding her down. Police say Ryan Britain, who is from Oregon, used a hammer to break a window at an apartment on East Fifth Street at Highway H,  The woman told police she woke up to the suspect on top of her, holding her down.

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A man is facing charges after allegedly breaking into a Gerald, Missouri woman's home and attempting to rape her.

Police say Ryan Britain, who is from Oregon, used a hammer to break a window at an apartment on East Fifth Street at Highway H,  The woman told police she woke up to the suspect on top of her, holding her down.

She was able to fight him off and call police.

Officers say they tracked Britain down shortly afterward near the apartment.

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