Police: Man robs, beats great uncle with stolen DVD player

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CINCINNATI - A man was arrested Thursday for allegedly stealing from arelative of his and then beating him with one of those stolen itemslast month in Colerain.

Police say 22-year-old Lamar Cofer entered his 78-year-old greatuncle's home while he was out for a walk.

According to police, Cofer began to steal items from his greatuncle's home and even got violent, assaulting the uncle with hisown DVD player. Police also say he got violent with a baseballbat.

Cofer was arrested and was found to have 12 open warrants. Heremains behind bars at the Hamilton County Justice Center on a$250,000 bond.

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