80-year-old Elizabeth City woman says she was hit in head during attempted robbery

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ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – Police responded to a home on March 8 after a report of an attempted robbery.

Around 12 p.m., Dot Lane, 80, said two males had entered her home and demanded money.

Lane told police one of the suspects hit her in the head and after the confrontation they fled the area.

No money was stolen from Lane, according to police.

EMS crews responded to the area but Lane refused treatment.

On Wednesday police said two suspects had been identified. One suspect is a juvenile and the other was Tyquail Zaire Riddick.

16-year-old Riddick was charged with Breaking and Entering, Attempted Armed Robbery, and Assault Inflicting Serious Injury.

He is being held at the Albemarle District Jail.


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