Man charged in robbery, sex assault at East Lansing apartment

Charles E. Ramirez
The Detroit News

East Lansing — A Detroit man has been charged in the Friday morning robbery and sexual assault of three women at an apartment complex, officials said.

Lamont Rodgers, 24, has been charged with six counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, three counts of armed robbery, one count of home invasion, one count of assault with intent to commit great bodily harm and six counts of felony firearm, East Lansing police said Monday.


Rodgers was ordered held at the Ingham County Jail without bond.

If convicted, he faces up to life in prison for the criminal sexual conduct charge.

Police said officers were called at about 6 a.m. Friday to apartments in the 2500 block of Abbot near East Lake Lansing Road to respond to a report of a break-in and sexual assault.

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According to a preliminary investigation, an armed man entered an apartment through an unlocked door. Once inside, he physically and sexually assaulted the three.

Before leaving, the man took various electronic devices from the victims, authorities said.

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