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Teen Charged With Attacking Charlotte Priest To Go Before Judge

A teenager charged in an assault on a priest in the parking lot of the priest’s south Charlotte church is due in court Monday afternoon.  Seventeen-year-old William McCloskey is charged with assault with a deadly weapon and hit and run. 

CMPD says Father Steve Dalber was punched and also hit with a car in the parking lot of St. Nektarios Greek Orthodox Church on Friday night.  Dalber sustained a broken arm and a back injury. The church says the priest was in the parking lot looking for his cellphone at the time.  Authorities have not released a possible motive for the attack.