Police arrest man accused of assaulting female in Martinsville

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(Image courtesy: Martinsville Police Department).

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (WFXR) – Martinsville Police have arrested a man accused of assaulting a female.

The incident occurred on Thursday, July 23. At 7:07 a.m., Martinsville Police were dispatched to a 911 hang-up call to 900 Rives Road. Before officers arrived, they were flagged down at the intersection of Starling Avenue and Mulberry Road by a female who was operating a motor vehicle.

Police were able to determine that the woman was the person who initiated the 911 call.

Officers continued to the 900 Rives Road residence and found the scene of the crime in one of the apartments.

An investigation indicated the resident of the neighboring apartment, Randy Jurden Largen, 48, was taken into custody. He is being charged with Breaking and Entering with the intent to commit assault and Aggravated Malicious Wounding.

Largen is being held in the Martinsville City Jail without bond.

The female victim was transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center where she continues to receive treatment for injuries sustained in the incident.

Police are asking if anyone has information surrounding the incident, contact Crimestoppers at 276-63-CRIME (276-632-7463).

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