Dorchester man repels home invader
A Revere man was arrested early this morning after forcefully entering someone’s Dorchester apartment and assaulting him, Boston police said. Erick Lopez, 25, faces charges of home invasion and assault and battery, police said. Around 12:30 a.m.,the victim heard knocking on the door of an apartment on a lower floor of the Harvest Terrace building. The victim opened his door to inquire, when Lopez, with a black jacket covering his head, pushed inside and charged at the victim.