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ODENTON, Md. (WUSA9) -- Anne Arundel County police say they have arrested a man who punched a woman, knocking her down stairs, during a robbery.

According to police, Monday night at approximately 11:22 they got a call for a burglary in progress in the 200 block of Langdon Farms Circle in Odenton. Officers spoke with a woman who said she was inside of herhome when sheheard a noise and was approached by a man. He punched her and knocked her down the stairs, according to police.Police say he and another suspect took an an item and fled the home.

Police later located 22-year-old Brandon Anthony Mcilwain of Odenton a few blocks away from the scene. Police say hewas the burglar who punched the woman.

Mcilwain was charged with burglary and assault-related charges, say police.

As for the woman, police say she was transported to Baltimore Washington Medical Center for treatment.

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