WANTED: Authorities looking for man who may have kidnapped woman; could be in Winston-Salem, Yadkinville area


Lauren Hall (left) is reportedly safe. Rosalino Durate-Cruz is in custody.

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WILKES COUNTY, N.C. — Wilkes County Sheriff’s deputies are searching a man, and a woman he may have kidnapped.

Officers responded to a disturbance Thursday morning involving a domestic situation.

Upon arrival, officers learned that 37-year-old Rosalino Durate-Cruz may have taken Lauren Hall away from the house against her will.

The two have had an ongoing relationship.  Officers believe that Hall is still being held against her will.

An incident report says Durate-Cruz was seen dragging Hall through the yard and to a car.

Durate-Cruz is possibly driving a 2016 Chevrolet Camaro LT silver in color – NC license plate # TPD-8339.  They are believed to be in the Winston-Salem, Yadkinville area.

The Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office said Durate-Cruz is wanted for kidnapping and assault on a female.

If you have any information as to the whereabouts of these two individuals please contact the Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office at (336) 838-9111 or call 911.

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