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Police arrest home robbery suspect



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OREM -- Police arrested a man in connection with a violent home invasion in Orem. Thursday morning, Courtney Eagleston, 22, was booked into the Utah County Jail. The suspect had been in the hospital while doctors treated him for serious stab wounds.

On Dec. 20, Orem police were called to a home near 950 West 400 South after it was reported that a man, armed with a shotgun, broke in around 7:15 and began stealing electronic devices. Four roommates in their early 20s woke up to find the man in the house and confronted him, armed with a knife.

The robber was stabbed several times and suffered a punctured lung along with wounds to his head, neck and back.

He will be facing charges of aggravated burglary, assault, theft and possession of stolen property.

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