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Cuyahoga Falls woman beaten unconscious, robbed; suspect arrested in Stow

Beacon Journal staff report

A Cuyahoga Falls woman was beaten unconscious and robbed during an early morning break-in of her home, police said.

The woman is being treated at a local hospital. Her condition was not immediately available.

Police arrested Alexander Cooper, 18, on charges of attempted murder, burglary, robbery and kidnapping shortly after the Sunday morning incident. He was being held in the Summit County Jail.

According to police, the woman was acquainted with Cooper prior to the break-in.

The woman said she was awakened inside her Third Street home shortly after 5 a.m., after the intruder entered a side door. The man made threats to her and assaulted her before taking several unidentified items and leaving.

Stow police later arrested Cooper at an undisclosed location. His case is pending in Stow Municipal Court.


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