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Armed Person Triggered Police Response on E Dorsett Ave Earlier this Week.

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ASHEBORO N.C. – An armed individual making threats triggered a police response on E Dorsett Ave in Asheboro ealier this week.

On May 1st, 2023, at around 5pm, Randolph County 911 received a call that a female was armed with a handgun and threating to shoot another individual.

A total of nine officers with the Asheboro Police Department responded to the scene and spoke with the victims who indicated they were walking through the yard of a residence on East Dorsett Avenue when a female from the residence threatened them with a handgun.

According to Robbie Brown, Assistant Chief of Police with the Asheboro Police Department, initially the female inside the residence wouldn’t speak with officers. After an unspecified amount of time officers were able to speak with the female and defuse the situation.

No charges were filed by Asheboro Police related to the incident, however, according to Brown the female is on probation and probation officers will be following-up on the incident.

No further information is available currently.