Thomasville teen accused of stabbing dad with pocket knife

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Andrew Dale Loflin (Mugshot provided by: Davidson County Sheriff's Office)

Andrew Dale Loflin (Mugshot provided by: Davidson County Sheriff's Office)

THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Deputies say a teenager from Thomasville was arrested over the weekend after he assaulted a handicapped person and stabbed his father with a pocket knife.

According to the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, 18-year-old Andrew Dale Loflin was arrested Saturday after deputies responded to a report of a stabbing at the suspect’s home on Regina Drive.

Deputies allege Loflin assaulted a handicapped person moments before he stabbed his father with a pocket knife. No other details about the incident were provided.

Loflin is charged with one count of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and one count of misdemeanor assault on a handicapped person.

The suspect is being held in the Davidson County Jail under a $25,000 secured bond. He has a court appearance set for Aug. 20.