Teen Charged In Home Invasion

There's been an arrest in an armed home invasion that happened late Tuesday night in La Grange.

Lenoir County deputies have charged Christopher Harrell of Goldsboro with 2nd degree kidnapping, armed robbery and 1st degree burglary.

Deputies say the 17-year-old and two accomplices forced their way into a man's home on South Wooten Street. The 29-year-old victim was forced out of the home and then pistol-whipped,. His girlfriend was not injured. The man was able to identify one of his attackers.

Harrell is in jail on a $30,000 secured bond while deputies continue to investigate.

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  • by John Location: la on Aug 12, 2010 at 05:56 PM
  • by Thomas Location: Columbia on Aug 12, 2010 at 05:42 PM
    Shame the man he whipped was not ready when they went in his home standing by with a .44 mag. A third eye would not make this piece of ---- look any worse.
  • by Anonymous on Aug 12, 2010 at 04:55 PM
    If this dummy invaded my home he would leave disapointed! I'd get pistal whipped for wasting his time. Outside looks better than the inside!
  • by Chris Location: Greenville on Aug 12, 2010 at 03:42 PM
    Exactly Ray-Cysts he looks very "illegal immigrant", but it will help him more than hurt him.
  • by Anon Location: LaG on Aug 12, 2010 at 03:34 PM
    It is sad. I know this kid. He has always gotten into trouble and had a bad attitude, but I did not see this coming.
  • by Ray-Cysts on Aug 12, 2010 at 01:42 PM
    Looks Hispanic to me....but of course this means nothing.
  • by by here pay here on Aug 12, 2010 at 12:55 PM
    do not ever try to stiff anyone. you gotta pay to ride
  • by Mark Location: Greenville on Aug 12, 2010 at 12:16 PM
    17??? WHAT??? 17 years old and pistol whipping people??? Holy Moly Batman!! Lock him UP and throw away the key!!
  • by anon Location: wallace on Aug 12, 2010 at 11:33 AM
    i don't think this is a random act. something else is in play here?

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