Yadkinville man arrested for assault on female, child abuse

John Junior Doss

John Junior Doss

YADKINVILLE, N.C. — A Yadkinville man was arrested Saturday for assaulting a female and child abuse.

Police responded to a domestic dispute with an assault in progress on Saturday.

Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office deputies said a woman was trying to leave her residence on Rockford Road when her spouse allegedly pushed her and attempted to choke her.

The victim reported that their child had witnessed the assault.

John Junior Doss, 37, of Yadkinville, was later arrested after having left the scene. He was charged with felony assault by strangulation, misdemeanor child abuse and assault on a female.

Doss was confined in the Yadkin County Jail under no bond. He is scheduled to appear in court June 4.