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Bragg soldier charged with attacking ex-girlfriend

Posted September 12

Pfc. Joshua Howard Palmieri

— A Fort Bragg soldier has been charged with attacking his former girlfriend, authorities said Tuesday.

Pfc. Joshua Howard Palmieri, 19, was charged with breaking and entering to terrorize and assault on a female. He was being held without bond in the Hoke County jail.

Deputies responded to a break-in in the 100 block of Brook Run in Lumber Bridge at about 5 p.m. Monday and found that Palmieri had kicked in the door and assaulted his former girlfriend, authorities said.

Palmieri is assigned to the C Troop, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg.


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