Two Brothers Arrested In Carteret County Home Invasion

Two brothers are now charged in a Carteret County home invasion.

Phillip Thackston, age 19, and Christian Thackston, age 23, were arrested.

Police say a 22-year-old Newport woman reported she and her 3-year-old child were sleeping in their mobile home off James Grady Road on January 23 when she was awakened by one of the suspects covering her month, holding a small bat against her face and demanding money.

Police say the pair stole the victim's blackberry cell phone and took off.

Both Thackston brothers are charged with robbery and burglary.

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