Meridian Police have arrested a 30-year-old Boise man accused of sexually harassing a Realtor while she was showing him a home in Meridian.

The suspect, Ertan Ikic, allegedly made inappropriate sexual comments to the 36-year-old Realtor before cornering her and making sexual advances, according to police.

According to the victim's account given to police, she was showing Ikic a home in the 2000 block of Summerbrook Avenue at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. She said Ikic made inappropriate sexual comments to her then cornered her in a hallway and put his hands down the back and front of her pants, according to police.

The victim told police she pushed Ikic away and yelled for him to stop. He allegedly tried to block her path and kiss her.

The victim managed to get away and run out of the house, she said. She then called a co-worker, who called police.

Meridian Police arrested Ikic without incident at his residence in Boise. He was booked into the Ada County Jail at 3:15 a.m. Thursday on the charge of battery with intent to commit a serious felony and misdemeanor false imprisonment.

Battery with intent to commit a serious felony is punishable by up to 20 years in prison, and misdemeanor false imprisonment is punishable by up to a $5,000 fine, a year in jail, or both, according to police.

Ikic's video arraignment was scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Thursday. He does not have any previous criminal charges listed in the online Idaho Repository. 


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