Man assaulted in car theft

Published 12:00 am Saturday, May 21, 2011

SALISBURY — Authorities have charged a Spencer man with committing an assault in Lexington as he was stealing a car.
Cameron Jamar Neely, 23, of 607 S. Carolina Ave. in Spencer, is charged with robbery with firearms or other dangerous weapons, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and felony larceny of a motor vehicle.
Neely is accused of stealing a 2003 Lincoln, cell phone and wallet and assaulting a man with a handgun and his fist.
Spencer police arrested Neely, who also faces separate charges of carrying a concealed gun, carrying concealed weapons, common law robbery, assault inflicting serious bodily injury and failure to appear in court.
He is being held in the Rowan County Detention Center on $65,000 bond.