RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A man was arrested and is accused of assault, strangulation and false imprisonment, according to a Randolph County Sheriff’s Office news release.

On Wednesday, Randolph County deputies responded to Sunrise Avenue in Franklinville when they were told about an assault.

Arriving deputies found a victim who was injured.

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Following the investigation, 53-year-old Kevin Wayne Hayes was arrested and taken to the Randolph County Detention Center.

The magistrate found probable cause for:

  • felony assault by strangulation
  • misdemeanor assault on a female
  • misdemeanor false imprisonment

He was issued a $5,000 secured bond.