Appalachian State University student charged in violent home robbery

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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.