Police arrest woman's ex in apartment burglary case


NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- A North Charlestonman was arrested Wednesday for a burglary of aHarris Streetapartment that happened earlier in the week.

According to Charleston police, 38-year-old Samuel Eugene Durden was charged with first-degree burglary.

Durden is being held in the AlCannon Detention Center.

A police report shows the victim, Durden's ex-girlfriend, was in the living room when someone began bangingon the back door. She told police she heard noises coming from an upstairs bedroom.

Whenshe went upstairs, she found Durden had broken into her apartment througha bedroom window, police said.

Durden allegedly assaulted the victim and fled the scene, according to police.{}

The investigation is ongoing.