NC man breaks into senior living center

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Waylon Britt Thompson

GOLDSBORO, N.C. — Officials said an armed man broke into a senior living community Friday night in Goldsboro.

WTVD reported that Waylon Britt Thompson broke into Emeritus at the Pines of Goldsboro around 11 p.m. looking for his ex-girlfriend who works at the facility, police said.

Thompson allegedly broke the glass on the front door of the building and fired into the facility.

Officials said the staff called authorities and evacuated the staff from the building. Officials said no residents were evacuated during the incident, and there were no injuries reported.

Police arrested Thompson at his home and charged him with breaking and entering, firing into an occupied structure, domestic assault with a deadly weapon, and two counts of assault with a deadly weapon.

He is being held in the Wayne County Jail under $60,000 bond.

Source: WTVD.