The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

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December 4, 2013

Local man charged with assault

TARBORO — The Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office responded to an assault Nov. 23 on Nobles Mill Pond Road. When deputies arrived they found the victim who had been assaulted. The victim had suffered facial fractures during the assault.

When deputies began investigating, they were told by the victim that 41-year-old Michael Thomas Bridgers was the one responsible for the assault. They were also told that he was brought to the house by 43-year-old Duckery Ray Thompson.

After completing the investigation, deputies charged Bridgers, of 2733 S. Fountain Road, Macclesfield, with assault inflicting serious bodily injury and Thompson, of 6847 NC 43 N., Rocky Mount, with felony aid and abet.

Both were placed in the Edgecombe County Detention Center under a $5,000 secured bond.

Both suspects are due in Edgecombe County District Court Dec. 11.


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