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2nd man charged in attempted break-in at Arab newspaper


A second man has been charged in connection with an attempted break-in this month at the Detroit-area offices of The Arab American News.

Dearborn police say 22-year-old Kawayne Powell of Taylor turned himself in Monday and was arraigned on charges that included attempted breaking and entering and possession of burglary tools.

The court says he'll get a court-appointed attorney.

Police Chief Ronald Haddad tells The Associated Press that theft appeared to be the motive.

Surveillance video showed two men apparently using a hammer to try to smash a rear glass door around 2:30 a.m. March 11 at the office in Dearborn, a city with large Arab and Muslim populations.

Employees were working inside. Twenty-year-old Deandre Bey of Detroit also was charged.

The AP left a message Wednesday for his lawyer.

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