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Spring Lake man charged with using sword in home invasion

Posted June 26, 2008 5:24 p.m. EDT
Updated June 26, 2008 11:00 p.m. EDT

— A Spring Lake man forced his way into a house on South Conner Circle on Thursday and threatened the residents there with a 2½-foot sword, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office.

Jonathan Antonio Richardson, 19, of 713-A Eva Circle is charged first-degree burglary, robbery with a dangerous weapon and two counts of attempted robbery with a deadly weapon

The victim told investigators that Richardson stole his cell phone.

Richardson was being held in the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $170,000 secured bond.