Apartment residents protest amid sex assault

Apartment residents protest amid sex assault

Residents in an apartment building where a blind woman was sexually assaulted protested over lack of security Wednesday.

The 60-year-old woman was exiting an elevator when she was jumped in her apartment building on East 13th and St. Clair.

Police say a thug somehow snuck in the building which houses seniors and the handicapped, and attacked the woman as she entered her own unit.

After viewing security video, cops arrested Charles Barnett at a homeless shelter up the block.

Neighbors, though still shaken by the attack, are relieved by the arrest.
Cleveland sex crimes investigators are following up on this case.

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