Taser did not stop Rowan County man with hatchet


Donald Rayfield Jr.

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ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — A Rowan County man is behind bars after he threatened deputies with a hatchet.

Authorities were trying to serve a warrant on Donald Rayfield Jr. Wednesday for allegedly assaulting his mother.

When deputies arrived at the house on Rock Pond Lane, Rayfield threatened to shoot them.

They kicked in the door and saw Rayfield raising a hatchet over his head.

Deputies used a Taser three times on Rayfield, but that didn’t stop him.

Read more: WSOC

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