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Woman Attacked In Sherman Oaks Home Invasion, Suspect Arrested

SHERMAN OAKS ( – A man has been arrested in connection with a home invasion that occurred overnight Friday in Sherman Oaks.

The attack was reported just after midnight Friday at a home in the 5500 block of Willis Avenue. According to Los Angeles police, the suspect entered the home, punched a woman and stole her cell phone before running away.

The victim called 911 and responding officers searched the neighborhood and arrested a man who matched the description of the suspect, police said. The woman was treated at the scene and did not require immediate transport to a hospital.

The suspect was later identified as 21-year-old Kevin Farmer. He was arrested on robbery charges. He is being held on no-bail because had been wanted on an existing felony warrant, police said.

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