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Pair charged with tying up woman at gunpoint during break-in

Quincy Police

Quincy Police have charged a second man with tying up a woman during a break-in and robbery on Dec. 8.

Police said that William Mackin, 48, and Kevin Murphy, 22, broke into the home of a bakery owner in Quincy Center. The two are said to have been looking for money, and tied the woman up while her 16-year-old daughter took shelter in an upstairs bedroom and called 911.

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Both men are facing kidnapping, home invasion, aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, carrying a firearm without a license and using a firearm while committing a felony charges. Murphy was caught the night of the break-in. They arecurrently being ordered held on $100,000 cash bail.

Mackin evaded police after the terrifying robbery. He was wearing a ski mask and put a gun to the woman’s forehead, and demanded a large sum of money, which the family had stashed in a brown bag in the house.

She told police that Mackin also demanded tape, which he used to bound her arms and tape a sweater across her face. Her husband returned home after the break-in, and told police that the bag may contain up to $40,000 to $50,000.

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