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Man Arrested for Breaking Into Home and Beating Woman to Unconsciousness



LENWOOD-(  A 19-year-old Apple Valley man was arrested on Saturday after forcing a way into a Lenwood home and beating the female occupant until she was unconscious.

At around 10:30 p.m. on March 5th deputies from the Barstow Station responded to a 911 call reporting the incident.

The woman reported that the suspect, identified as Dwight Brown broke into her home through her bedroom window in the 34000 block of Birch Road and assaulted her. She told dispatchers that during Brown repeatedly punched her in the face and head leaving her unconscious.

A deputy arrived at the home within 4 minutes and the victim was transported to Barstow Community Hospital for treatment of head and face injuries. Brown was located later that evening and was arrested and booked into the Barstow Jail for Corporal Injuries to a Spouse and Burglary, with his bail set at $50,000.00.

 Anyone with information can contact Deputy Shawn Torno or Sergeant James Evans at the Barstow Sheriff’s Station at (760) 256-4838.


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