20-year-old man rapes 101-year-old woman during robbery because he saw her in bed (video)By Mason White 11:06 AM November 30, 2014
|Antoine Devon Pettis|
By: Feng Qian
(Scroll down for video) A young man was arrested on charges of rape after allegedly raping a 101-year-old woman during a robbery, police in Wisconsin said.
Milwaukee Police said that 20-year-old Antoine Devon Pettis, was arrested after being traced through DNA tests.
According to the police investigation, Pettis broke into the victim’s house to steal, but carried out the rape after finding her in bed.
The victim was sleeping at her home on the north side, where she lived alone, when she heard a noise and realized that someone was in her bedroom.
She asked who was there and why, but she was told to shut up and was punched repeatedly in the face. The attacker grabbed the victim’s wrists, sexually assaulted her and left.
The woman waited in bed until she thought that the intruder was gone, and then went to the door and started screaming for help.
Police arrived to find the woman bleeding from the face and blood on her legs and behind. The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of her injuries.
The suspect told detectives that if he had planned a sexual assault he would have brought a condom.
Pettis, who was wanted for failing to appear in a drug case, is being held at the county jail. If convicted of the sexual assault, aggravated assault and robbery, he could face up to 55 years in prison.