Mattoon police arrest 2 for home invasion, aggravated battery with a firearm

MATTOON - The Mattoon Police Department has announced that two individuals have been arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman in a hotel room.

Mattoon police say Claudette Borders, 43, and Eldon Borders, 39, were arrested in Shelby County on June 1 at 10:45 a.m.  Both individuals face preliminary charges of home invasion and aggravated battery with a firearm.

Authorities say the arrests stem from a May 29 incident, during which both individuals allegedly forced their way into a hotel room in the 1300 block of Lakeland Boulevard in Mattoon, and allegedly assaulted a female inside the room with a stun gun and firearm.  Police say minor injuries were reported in this incident.

We will provide more details as they become available.

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