Council Bluffs police have made an arrest in connection with the alleged kidnapping, burglary and assault of two females. Early this morning, the two women, 21-year old Regina Walker and 22-year old Jennifer Walker, of Council Bluffs, called police to report a burglary in progress. When officers arrived, they made contact with and arrested, 44-year old Robert Butts (no address given).
During their investigation, officers discovered Butts was in possession of a handgun and knife, and had allegedly attempted to sexually assault one of the women. He’s facing charges that include first- degree kidnapping, second-degree sexual abuse, and 2 counts of first-degree burglary.
Butts was being held in the Pottawattamie County Jail. Officials say their investigation is on-going, and any further information to be released will be limited.
Contributed by Ric Hanson, KJAN, Atlantic