Crime Roundup

Published 12:00 am Monday, November 28, 2011

Couple arrested after woman comes after man with knife
A Salisbury man and woman were arrested Sunday after the woman “came after him with a butcher knife and a hammer,” according to a police report.
Salisbury Police officers arrived at 304 Foster Lane around 10 p.m. after getting a call about an assault in progress, the report said.
Authorities said 41-year-old Frankie Blackwelder was standing with a neighbor in the yard. The report said he had cuts to his arms and face.
That’s when Blackwelder told police that his girlfriend, Tonya Harrison, attacked him, the report said.
Police charged Harrison, 35, with misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon.
She was being held in the Rowan County jail without bond Monday.
After speaking with police, Blackwelder was charged with failure to appear in court.
He was in jail Monday under a $500 bond.
Authorities looking for suspect in Enochville robbery
ENOCHVILLE — Authorities are looking for a man who robbed a convenience store at gunpoint last week.
The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office said the man walked into the Pop Shop at 2023 W. C St. around 8:15 p.m. on Wednesday. Armed with a semi-automatic pistol, he took the contents of the cash drawer and left the store on foot.
The robber is described as a black man in his 20s, around 6 feet tall and 175 pounds, wearing a UNC blue hooded sweatshirt, jeans, green work gloves and a black-and-white bandana.
Investigators ask anyone with information about the robbery to call the Sheriff’s Office at 704-216-8700.

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