Appalachian State University student charged in violent home robbery

Travis Dean Edgerton

Travis Dean Edgerton

Boone, NC—An Appalachian State University student was arrested last night after violently breaking into and robbing a local apartment. 

According to police, Travis Dean Edgerton and another suspect broke into the apartment demanding drugs and money, before beating the victims with a club and hammer.  

The victims fought off and subdued Edgerton until police arrived.

The second suspect is still at large.