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Police make arrest in Grand Forks sex assault

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GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A 20-year-old man was arrested Tuesday night in connection with an apartment break-in that allegedly lead to robbery and sexual assault.

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Antonio Raheem Matthews, of Grand Forks, was arrested just before 10 p.m. Tuesday and charged with two counts of gross sexual imposition, according to a press release issued this morning from the Grand Forks Police Department. The investigation is still ongoing and other charges are possible.

Police responded to an apartment building early Monday after a man reportedly broke into an apartment north of the University of North Dakota campus through a sliding glass door. The man showed a gun, demanded money and sexually assaulted two women before fleeing, police said.

The women were taken to Altru Hospital but did not need treatment for any serious physical injury.

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