No. 6926SC89.

167 S.E.2d 10 (1969)

4 N.C. App. 481

STATE of North Carolina v. Sammie Lewis AUSTIN.

Court of Appeals of North Carolina.

April 30, 1969.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Atty. Gen. Robert Morgan, Deputy Atty. Gen. Harrison Lewis, and Trial Atty. Robert G. Webb, Wilson, for the State.

William L. Pender, Charlotte, for defendant appellant.

MALLARD, Chief Judge.

The defendant contends that the trial court committed error in refusing defendant's request through his counsel to instruct the jury as to how they should receive evidence of defendant's previous convictions.

The following occurred, which is part of what the defendant calls his "Assignment of Error #1," while the solicitor for the State was cross-examining the defendant who testified but did not otherwise put his character in issue:<...

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