Police investigating assault reported at polling center in Winston-Salem
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Police are investigating an assault at a polling center in Winston-Salem on Tuesday that involved a voter and a volunteer.
Lakeyrah Aiesha McBride, 34, of Winston-Salem, was served with a criminal summons for misdemeanor assault, according to a Winston-Salem police press release.
Officers were called to the Martin Luther King Recreation Center at 2001 Pittsburg Avenue shortly before 9 a.m. in reference to a disturbance.
A volunteer at the polling station told police that the suspect assaulted her.
Police said the incident did not interrupt the polling/voting activities.
The Director of Elections for Forsyth County has been contacted.
Police have not said what caused the disturbance and did not provide any other details about the allegations.