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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police have arrested a man accused of breaking into an apartment and hitting a 17-year-old girl with a handgun.

Romiro Martinez, 27, was taken into custody at 1001 Bragg Street around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Police said the break-in happened shortly before 10:45 p.m. Saturday at 2504 E. Wendover Ave. after the suspect got into an altercation with another man.

Police said Martinez got a handgun out of his vehicle and forced his way inside the apartment, striking a teenager girl with the gun.

The victim’s injuries were not life threatening, according to police.