Man accused of randomly attacking shoppers at Concord Mills

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CONCORD, N.C. — A man was arrested after police say he randomly attacked several shoppers at the Concord Mills mall Tuesday afternoon.

According to WSOC, a man had assaulted several people with his fists and had broken a display case inside of one of the stores.

David Simpson

David Simpson

The man also attempted to steal a vehicle from a motorist in the parking lot but was unsuccessful.

David Simpson, 32, was charged with felony possession of cocaine, attempted common law robbery, two counts of assault on a female, simple assault, resist, obstruct and delay an officer, property damage and disorderly conduct.

All victims received only minor injuries.

Officers believe the attacks were random and cannot determine the motive for Simpson’s actions.

Simpson was also served outstanding misdemeanor warrants from Rowan County for disorderly conduct and resist, obstruct and delay an officer.

Simpson was taken to Cabarrus County Jail.

Source: WSOC


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