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FORT PIERCE — A man waiting for a friend to play video games with found a real-life adversary at his door in the 100 block of Westglen Drive.
When he answered a knock on the door early Saturday, he was confronted by an armed assailant with gold-covered teeth.
The assailant, later identified as Lorenzo, Forrest, 20, of the 200 block of North 18th Court, yelled: ”Where the guns at?” according to an arrest affidavit.
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The man pointed to the bedroom. There the 20-year-old assailant pulled the man’s girlfriend out of bed and again demanded guns.
The man handed over two weapons: a loaded 50-caliber handgun and a MAC 11 machine gun.
The assailant took the guns, some money and fled in a red Dodge.
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Based on a description of the assailant, police began looking for a man in a red and black jump suit with long dreads and gold teeth covers. That led to a house where the suspect “jumped out of bed and left the house in a hurry.”
Another officer started chasing a red car. During the chase, a handgun and a backpack were thrown out of the car.
The car stopped after getting a flat tire. Forrest got out and laid down on North 30th Street.
Police charged Forrest with armed home invasion, drug possession and fleeing from an officer.
According to the affidavit, the backpack had small amounts of cocaine and marijuana, a machine gun and some bullets.
On him they found $1,525 in cash, according to the reports. A search of Forrest’s home yielded a set of gold teeth covers, reports said.