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Bond set at $200k for home invasion suspect who abducted girlfriend

A 19-year-old man was apprehended and remains in the custody of the Cook County Sheriff after a Dec. 5 incident when he forcibly entered his girlfriend's Homewood home and forced her to go with him. Curtis J. Berg, of Phoenix, Ill., was found the same day in Chicago and arrested, according to Homewood police. According to the Cook County State's Attorney's office, Berg is charged with felony offenses of home invasion, kidnapping and two counts of armed robbery, for taking residents’ cell phones.On Dec. 7, a judge set bail at $200,000 . . .

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