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Louisville woman held on $50K bond after violent home invasion

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Markitta Ford (source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Markitta Ford (source: Louisville Metro Corrections)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police have arrested a Louisville woman in connection with a home invasion in early May.

According to the arrest warrant, 26-year-old Markitta L. Ford, 26 and two accomplices forced their way into the victim's home on May 5. LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell said the incident happened in the 1200 block of South 1st Street, near West Oak Street.

Police say the victim told investigators that Ford pointed a gun at her during the incident. The victim was also struck in the back of the head with a blunt object.

According to the warrant, Ford identified herself as "Yellow" during the incident and told the victim she knew her roommate. Ford and her accomplices took property valued at approximately $500 before leaving the scene.

The victim was taken to University Hospital where she was treated for head injuries.

Police say the victim was able to identify Ford from a photo pack.

Ford was arrested June 9 on Bardstown Road near Taylorsville Road. She is charged with one count of burglary and one count of robbery.

Ford remains jailed at Louisville Metro Corrections on a $50,000 cash bond.

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