BRUNSWICK COUNTY, North Carolina -- The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office arrested a man in Sunset Beach for burglary and assaulting a woman who is handicapped.
Emily Flax, with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office, told WWAY deputies arrested 33-year-old Michael David Consoli Monday and charged him with first-degree burglary and felony assault on a handicapped person.
Warrants allege that on Saturday night, between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m., Consoli broke into a home on Calabash Drive in Sunset Beach.
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Consoli is accused of hitting the woman inside of the home in the chest with a painters stick.
He is currently being held in the Brunswick County Detention Center on a $1.5 million bond.
North Carolina man arrested for assaulting handicapped woman with painters stick
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