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In North Carolina, this is an invasion of the rights of anotherwith respect to his personal property, of the same character, or under the samecircumstances, which would constitute a “forcible entry and detainer” of real property atcommon law. It consists in taking or seizing the personal property of another by force,violence, or intimidation. Stale v. Lawson, 123 X. C. 740, 31 S. E. 007, 08 Am. St. Rep.S44; State v. Barefoot, SO X. C. 507; State v. Ray. 32 X. C. 40; State v. Sowls, 01 N. C.151; State v. Laney, S7 X. C. 535.


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