Tuesday, April 3, 2012

B&E Suspect Struck with Ax During Break-In

Jamal Watson, 16, was struck in the face by an ax after he attempted to break-in to a home on Statesville Avenue on Monday night. 

The homeowner said that he heard someone trying to kick in his door and ran to get something to protect himself and dialed 911.  The suspects kicked the door and the homeowner swung the ax out the door and hit Jamal Watson in the face.

Police have filed warrants for Watson.  As soon as he is released from the hospital, he will be arrested on charges of burglary and conspiracy to commit burglary.