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[UPDATED] Armed and Dangerous Suspect Sought in Connection to Gas Station Robberies

[UPDATED] Armed and Dangerous Suspect Sought in Connection to Gas Station Robberies

Crime
Photo provided by the Randolph County Sheriff's Office ARTICLE UPDATEDClick Here to See the Most Recent Update ASHEBORO N.C. - Police are seeking help from the public in identifying an armed and dangerous suspect believed to be responsible for a series of armed robberies at local gas stations. The first incident occurred on Thursday, October 19th, 2023, at approximately 7:59 p.m., when deputies responded to a reported armed robbery at the Mountain View Mart on Caraway Mountain Road in Sophia. Upon arrival, deputies learned that the suspect, driving a black pickup truck, had fled the scene and was last seen on Green Farm Road. Inside the business, deputies discovered three discharged ammunition cartridges on the floor. No injuries were reported. Just over an hour after ...
2-Year-Old Injured in Accidental Shooting Friday Evening

2-Year-Old Injured in Accidental Shooting Friday Evening

News
SOPHIA N.C. - A 2-year-old was injured Friday evening after getting ahold of a firearm and accidently shooting themself in the leg, says the Randolph County Sheriff's Office. On Friday October 13th, 2023, just after 6 p.m., deputies responded to a home in Sophia for an accidental gunshot wound. The Sheriff's Office says that a 2-year-old child "grabbed their father’s pistol and accidentally pulled the trigger while the whole family was in their vehicle on their farm/land." The condition of the child is unknown at this time other than that they suffered a superficial wound to their leg. The Sheriff's Office is still investigating the incident and no further information is available currently.