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Atkinson man facing assault charges

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Ricardo Shinte Wooten (Source: Pender County Sheriff's Office) Ricardo Shinte Wooten (Source: Pender County Sheriff's Office)

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – An Atkinson, NC man faces assault charges.

Ricardo Shinte Wooten, 33, was charged and arrested by authorities with the Pender County Sheriff's Office Saturday, according to a spokesperson for the sheriff's office.

He was charged with the following:

  • Assault on a female
  • Assault inflicting serious injury with minor present
  • Assault with a deadly weapon

Wooten was placed in jail under a $7,500 bond. Monday, Wooten was also charged with the following after further investigation into Saturday's domestic-related incident:

  • Assault by strangulation
  • Assault inflicting serious bodily injury 

Wooten was given an additional $10,000 bond, and remains in jail under a $17,500.00 bond.   

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