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Man uses 'paint comb' as weapon during robbery

Armel Dozier (Source: Boiling Spring Lakes Police Dept.) Armel Dozier (Source: Boiling Spring Lakes Police Dept.)
BOILING SPRING LAKES, NC (WECT) -

Officers with the Boiling Spring Lakes Police Department arrested a man after he used a "paint comb" to hit and injure another person.

Police say Armel Dozier, 59, broke into a home in the 700 block of West Boiling Spring Road Tuesday afternoon when the person living there came home.

There was a confrontation between the two and Dozier hit the resident, causing lacerations to the head and face. 

Dozier stole property from the home and took off. He was arrested by officers near the scene of the crime and the stolen items were recovered.

Dozier was charged with:

  • robbery with a dangerous weapon
  • assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury
  • felony breaking and entering
  • felony larceny

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