ARCHDALE, N.C. — Police have arrested a man accused of stabbing a 19-year-old woman outside a Taco Bell restaurant in Archdale on Sunday night.
Tyvonne Quantaine Upshur, 41, of Greensboro, faces charges after he allegedly stabbed Celestial Rose Lambert outside the Taco Bell at 10102 S. Main St. at about 10 p.m.
The victim’s family was helping the suspect as part of a church outreach project and Upshur allegedly became obsessed with her.
On Sunday night, after church, Upshur allegedly followed the family to Taco Bell and targeted Lambert outside the restaurant.
He allegedly used his car to try to assault the family but missed and crashed into power poles near the CVS pharmacy next to the Taco Bell.
Police said Upshur then got out of the car and started stabbing Lambert in the back. The victim’s family was able to detain Upshur until police arrived.
She was loaded into an ambulance and rushed to the hospital where she continues to recover.
Upshur has been jailed in Randolph County under a $500,000 bond on two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and six counts of assault with a deadly weapon.
Anyone with information can call Archdale police at (336) 434-3134 or Crimestoppers at (336) 861-7867.