Man Arrested in Connection With Armed Home Invasion That Trapped Teen, Pregnant Woman

Authorities have arrested a suspect in a Massachusetts home invasion that led to a pregnant woman being tied up and her teen daughter barricaded inside an upstairs room.

Police announced Thursday that 48-year-old William Mackin of 55 Eastern Ave. in Revere had been arrested in connection with an armed home invasion on Presidents Lane in Quincy earlier in December.

Police had asked members of the public to not approach Mackin in the event they see him; instead, they're asked to immediately call 911.

Another man, 22-year-old Kevin Murphy, also of Revere, is being held on $100,000 bail after being arraigned on charges in connection with the home invasion. Police say they caught Murphy as he fled the home.

During Murphy's court appearance last week, a prosecutor said the teen inside the home barricaded herself inside her bedroom while her mom was being tied up at gunpoint downstairs by two intruders who broke in through a basement door.

Murphy and Mackin are accused of stealing between $40,000-50,000 in cash; prosecutors say the homeowner had money like that because he owns a restaurant.

Murphy's next court date is Jan. 6. 

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Quincy police detectives at 617-745-5766.

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