Portion of Cox Street in Asheboro reopens after gas leak

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Asheboro police and firefighters are on the scene of a leaking gas pipe.

Asheboro police and firefighters are on the scene of a leaking gas pipe.

ASHEBORO, N.C. – Cox Street from Rich to Stowe avenues has reopened after a gas leak on Saturday morning.

Firefighters and police officers had been on the scene earlier that day. Authorities said the call came in shortly before 11 a.m.