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Jacob Roberts accused of burglarizing home, sexual contact with homeowner

4:10 PM, Nov 21, 2012   |    comments
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O'Fallon, MO (KSDK) - The St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney's Office charged an 18-year-old O'Fallon man for allegedly breaking into a woman's home to steal items and having inappropriate sexual contact with her.

According to court documents, the incident happened November 18 at 5 a.m. in a home in the 400 block of St. Matthew.

The victim said she woke up to discover a man standing near her bed. A male companion in the bed with the victim chased the suspect out the home. The suspect lost his shoe.

The victim told police she recognized her assailant as a next door neighbor. She said he was tapping on her bedroom window earlier in the night, asking her to hang out with him. The victim also noticed a radio was missing from the home.

Investigators discovered the radio and a matching shoe inside the home of Jacob Roberts. A shoe print was recovered that matched the shoe style worn by the suspect. And a butter knife used to pry open the window screen was also found inside Jacob Roberts' home.

Police said Jacob Roberts admitted to the crimes at the scene and later made a written confession.

Prosecutors said Roberts was a transient and had just moved back in with his mother for one day.

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