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NC man keeps answering knock at his door and getting robbed by the same guy in a mask

A Salisbury man believes he’s been robbed twice by someone who knocks on his door.
A Salisbury man believes he’s been robbed twice by someone who knocks on his door. gblankenship@macon.com

A 59-year-old man in Salisbury said he has been robbed twice in the past four weeks by a man in a ski mask who initiates the crime by knocking on the front door.

The most recent of the robberies occurred at 3:30 a.m. Friday, when the victim claims he “was tricked’ into opening the door. The robber had a gun and got away with $116 in cash, reported the Salisbury Post.

Salisbury Police said both home invasions occurred in the 1700 block of North Long Street, media outlets are reporting

In the Friday incident, the robber took the victim’s cell phone and $116 in cash, reported the Observer’s news partner WBTV. A police dog was called to track the suspect, resulting in the victim’s cell phone being found behind a house in the 900 block of Cedar Street, it was reported. No arrest was made, however.

The same victim was robbed on Oct. 3, when a man knocked at the door and demanded money, according to the Rowan Free Press. The robber did not have a weapon in that case, it was reported. He got away with more than $600 in cash.

The victim was not harmed in the two robberies.

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