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Police: Easton man broke into ex-girlfriend's home, assaulted her

EASTON, Md. - Police say that an Easton man was arrested and charged after breaking into his ex-girlfriend's home and assaulting her last Tuesday.

On Tuesday, at 8:54 a.m., officers met with a woman in connection to a domestic assault that had previously happened. Officers learned that last Tuesday, 23-year-old Perry Bailey reportedly forced himself into his ex-girlfriend's home and told the victim that she was his property and then put a gun to her head.

On Wednesday, another incident reportedly happened with Bailey and the victim. On Thursday, police say that the victim said that she finally able to leave the apartment and go to work, but as she was walking, the victim said that she heard footsteps behind her and realized that Bailey was following her with what appeared to be a gun in his waistband.

The victim says that she was able to make it to work where she called police. During the investigation, officers learned that Bailey was in an apartment on South Washington Street. Police say that officers knocked on the door multiple times and Bailey would not come to the door.

Easton Police Department SWAT members and negotiators arrived and after a while, Bailey came to the door and was taken into custody.

According to Easton Police, last Thursday, officers arrested 23-year-old Perry Bailey of Easton, and charged him with home invasion, first and second degree assault, first, third and fourth degree burglary, false imprisonment, reckless endangerment, handgun on person and firearm use in a violent crime.

Bailey was taken before a Talbot County District Court Commissioner where he was held on no bond.


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