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Local teen arrested after threatening woman at gunpoint

WACO, TX (KXXV) -

A Waco teenager is in McLennan County Jail and charged with burglary with intent to commit an assault after he forced his way into a woman's apartment at gunpoint. The incident happened around 5:30 a.m. Thursday morning in the 1700 block of N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Waco.

Police say, Durante Laearl Levi knocked on the door of the victim's home and then forced his way in at gunpoint after she opened the door. According to police, the victim struggled with Levi, but was able to break free and escape.

After that, she ran to a neighbors apartment to find help. Levi ran away on foot. The victim had minor injuries after the incident.

Officers were able to find him a short distance away and found a pistol and other items with him. He was transported to McLennan County Jail and charged with burglary of a habitation with intent to commit an assault.

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