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Man Arrested on Suspicion of Robbery, Vehicle Theft and Elder Abuse

The victim, a 65-year-old woman, went to the Novato Police Department to report the incident.

Brandon Michael Calhoun, a 21-year-old Novato resident, was arrested Thursday morning on suspicion of robbery, vehicle theft and elder abuse—after the victim went to the police station to report him.

The victim, a 65-year-old woman whose name was withheld, went to the Novato Police Department to report that Calhoun—who lived with her—had assaulted, threatened and demanded money, said Novato police Sgt. Sasha D'Amico.

When the woman was unable to give Calhoun cash, he allegedly demanded her vehicle and held her against her will inside the residence.  He allegedly continued to threaten and assault her until he took the woman's keys and took the vehcile, said police.

Police said that Calhoun also threatened to injure the woman if she reported the incident to police.

The woman reported that she sustained a minor injury that did not require medical attention.

Novato police officers located Calhoun at the residence and arrested on suspicion of robbery, vehicle theft, elder abuse, false imprisonment, criminal threats and preventing a victim from reporting a crime and booked him at Marin County Jail.

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Gram April 26, 2013 at 02:27 PM
Why would he be living with her?
Tracey Ruiz April 26, 2013 at 10:15 PM
The police did not give the relationship between the two.
Bubbasixpack April 28, 2013 at 04:30 PM
A buck sez this happened at Wyndover.
Curious April 30, 2013 at 04:08 AM
Looks like you just lost a buck :O)

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