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Cary police search for armed suspect wanted for burglary, sexual assault of elderly woman at senior home

Cary Police are searching for Antwain Lamar Dennis, 35, who is facing charges of first-degree burglary, first-degree forcible rape and first-degree kidnapping.
Cary Police are searching for Antwain Lamar Dennis, 35, who is facing charges of first-degree burglary, first-degree forcible rape and first-degree kidnapping. Town of Cary Police Department

Cary police are searching for a man who they describe as “armed and dangerous” accused of sexually assaulting and robbing an elderly woman at a senior living home in Cary on Saturday.

Antwain Lamar Dennis, 35, is facing charges of first-degree burglary, first-degree forcible rape and first-degree kidnapping.

Cary Police responded to a call on Saturday around 12:28 a.m. for a woman who had allegedly been assaulted in her room at the Woodland Terrace, a senior apartment community in Cary.

Dennis allegedly entered the victim’s apartment unit through the front door and told her he was carrying a pistol, according to Capt. Randall Rhyne of the Cary Police Department.

Police secured the scene and searched the area with K9 units, but were unsuccessful in finding the suspect.

Dennis is described as standing 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighing 175 pounds and often wearing a camouflage jacket.

Police have obtained arrest warrants for Dennis and were continuing to look for him Sunday afternoon. If Dennis is seen, police are advise not to approach him, but to call 911.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Town of Cary Police Department at (919) 469-4012 or file a report anonymously with Cary Crime Stoppers at (919) 460-4636. Crime Stoppers pays up to $1,500 for the arrest or indictment of those responsible for committing certain types of crimes.

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Cary Police are searching for Antwain Lamar Dennis, 35, who is facing charges of first-degree burglary, first-degree forcible rape and first-degree kidnapping. Town of Cary Police Department

Camila Molina: 919-829-4538, @Cmolina__

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