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Cedar Rapids man accused of burglary, harassment

Police say he threatened to kill occupants of home

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids man is accused of breaking into a home and threatening to kill people inside.

According to the Linn County Attorney’s Office, on Wednesday, Terry Hoskins Jr., 30, forced his way into a home in the 900 block of N Street NW. Once inside, Hoskins did more than $1,000 worth of damage to several televisions and a door, authorities said.

Police said Hoskins also threatened to kill the occupants if they reported him. He was arrested and has been charged with second-degree burglary and three counts of first-degree harassment.

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