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Homeless Man Robbed in Wilmington

WILMINGTON -- Police say two men armed with a lock beat a homeless man over the head, then robbed him.

It happened Saturday afternoon on 12th and Marstellar streets.

Police say the suspects beat the homeless man over the head with a lock and stole his money.

Both men ran away, but police were able to catch up with one suspect -- Kareem Jabar Kelley.

Kelley faces charges of armed robbery, assualt with a deadly weapon and resisting arrest. Authorities are still looking for the other suspect.

Reported by Kelli O' Hara

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