Detroit Man Charged in Hamtramck Assaults

HAMTRAMCK, MI – Marcus Maxwell Ross, 32-years-old, of Detroit, has been charged in connection with two separate incidences of assault and robbery in Hamtramck.sexual-assault

Jos Campau and Casmere Sexual Assault

On Sunday July 14th, 2019, at approximately 11:30 p.m., a 16-year-old female was walking in the area of Jos Campau and Casmere in Hamtramck when she was approached by the defendant.  It is alleged that the defendant forced her into an alley and sexually assaulted her.  The assault was reported to the police. Medics transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment.

Marcus Ross has been charged with Kidnapping, three counts of First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct, Assault with Intent to do Great Bodily Harm, Assault by Strangulation, Felonious Assault and Armed Robbery. He is expected to be arraigned this afternoon  in 31st District Court in Hamtramck.

Caniff Sexual Assault

On Thursday July 18th, 2019, at approximately 3:00 p.m., a 37-year-old woman was walking eastbound on Caniff in Hamtramck and observed that she was being followed by a man. After losing sight of him, the victim went home.  At approximately 4:51 p.m., while she was sleeping, she was awakened by the defendant on top of her.  As she struggled with him, she was hit several times then he left the scene on foot.

Investigation by the Hamtramck Police led to the arrest of the defendant.  More complete facts and evidence in the cases will be presented at the preliminary examination.

Marcus Ross has been charged with Home Invasion First Degree, Criminal Sexual Conduct – Assault with Intent to Commit Criminal Sexual Penetration, Assault with Intent to do Great Bodily Harm and Felonious Assault.

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