Deputies: Reidsville man cut man, woman with box cutter

Joseph Woodrow Turner (Rockingham Co. Sheriff's Office)

Joseph Woodrow Turner (Rockingham Co. Sheriff's Office)

REIDSVILLE, N.C. — A man was arrested after deputies said he cut a man and woman with a box cutter Wednesday morning in Reidsville.

Joseph Woodrow Turner, 46, of Reidsville, was charged after deputies said they found a 51-year-old man and a 65-year-old woman bleeding at his home on Richardson Road around 3:15 a.m.

Deputies said both were bleeding from their heads and the man also had a large cut across his chest.

Both were taken to Annie Penn Hospital. Deputies said found the victims after responding to a 911 disturbance call.

Turner was charged with assault with a deadly weapon and simple assault. He was placed in the Rockingham County Jail under a $5,000 secured bond and has court April 5.

No other details were released.

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