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Man breaks into home, demands $3

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Demetric Orlando Jenkins (Source: Wilmington Police Department) Demetric Orlando Jenkins (Source: Wilmington Police Department)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – A man was charged with first degree burglary after demanding $3 from a woman in her home.

According to the Wilmington Police Department, a woman called 911 around 3:00 a.m. to report a man was in her house destroying her property and demanding $3.

When officers arrived, they found 26-year-old Demetric Orlando Jenkins outside of the victim's residence.

The victim told officers Jenkins was hanging outside her home demanding the money and broke her front window when she wouldn't come outside. She said when she opened the front door, Jenkins forced his way inside and then began to destroy her furniture.

Jenkins was charged with misdemeanor breaking and entering, assault on a female, and damage to personal property.

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