Teenager arrested for assault

By: Staff reporter

LAURINBURG — A 17-year-old Laurinburg teenager was arrested Thursday after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend.

The 21-year-old girlfriend reported the assault at the police department, according to Assistant Chief Terry Chavis. The victim told police the assault happened at her residence on Nichols Street where he put his hands on her neck.

Police observed brusies on her face and scratches on her neck. The police obtained warrants for assault by strangulation and assault on a female.

Lee Antone Jones of Old Lumberton Road was arrested and charged. He wasn’t given a bond due to the assault being domestic.


Staff reporter