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Published: Friday, 5/4/2001

Rape, burglary charges filed against Toledo man

A 47-year-old West Toledo woman was raped yesterday by a man who broke into her Elliot Avenue home and then fled in her car, police said.

The man broke into the house between 4 and 5 a.m. and awakened the woman, who was alone. He assaulted her and took her car, which was parked in the driveway. The woman was treated at Toledo Hospital, police said.

Marcus Lightner, 32, of 1601 Macomber St., was arrested last night and charged with rape, aggravated burglary, and receiving stolen property. He was being held in the Lucas County jail pending arraignment today in Toledo Municipal Court.

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