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Man in black bra and panties arrested for assaulting women

By Mason White 9:41 AM June 22, 2014
Travis Felder 

By: Anika Rao
(Scroll down for video) A man of Alaska, is facing many charges after he assaulted a number of women.

Anchorage Police arrested the man and charged him with the sexual assault of a woman, the unlawful entry into two separate residences and with assault on two grandparents.

At 9:40 a.m., APD received a call from a woman reporting that she had just been beaten and sexually assaulted by 40-year-old Travis Felder.

The assault occurred in a storage unit located at the 2200 block of Gambell Street, where the victim had slept the previous night. Following the assault, the victim fled to the manager’s office to report the attack. Meanwhile, Felder turned off the electricity to the storage complex, disabling the surveillance videos. He then fled the area wearing a black bra and a pair of women’s Capri pants.

A short time later, APD received a call from a citizen, who stated that a black male, dressed as a woman and acting strangely, entered his residence without permission, went upstairs and laid down on his bed. In an effort to get the man to leave, the homeowner agreed to give the stranger a ride to the area of Northern Lights and Maplewood.
Based on the citizen’s description, the man was believed to have been Travis Felder.

At 10:20 a.m., APD received a call, from a homeowner and his wife, both in their mid-60’s, who were watching their 7-year-old grandchild. They reported that a black male, wearing only a bra, entered their home and began masturbating. The man was later identified as Travis Felder. When the residents told him to leave, Felder struck the woman in the jaw, causing her to fall and severely injuring her back.

Felder then kicked the male homeowner in the chest. The couple and their grandchild fled the home and called police. Felder took a shower inside their home. Police arrived to find Felder dressed in a pair of the homeowners’ pajamas.

Police recovered a pair of women’s Capri pants that had been thrown near a tree outside the victim’s residence. Police believe that Felder was high on drugs, possibly methamphetamine, during the crime spree.

Felder, 40, was taken into custody and charged with multiple counts of sexual assault, attempted sexual assault, evidence tampering, burglary, assault, and criminal trespass. He is being held at the Anchorage Jail without bail.