A 28-year-old was jailed in Nash County after allegedly invading the home of a 60-year-old disabled man.
According to police reports, Michael Brandon Pellum approached the victim’s house on the 700 block of Melton Drive just before 8 p.m. Tuesday and asked to use the resident’s phone. When the resident refused, Pellum forced his way into the home and threatened the victim with a box cutter. The victim reportedly tried to call police, but Pellum took the phone and cut the victim in the hand.
Pellum fled on foot. Investigators identified him as the suspect and arrested him. He was charged with assault on a handicapped person, robbery with a dangerous weapon and first-degree burglary. He was jailed in Nash County under a $8,000 secured bond.