Man arrested for assault following Carolina Beach Rd. incident

Updated: Mar. 30, 2019 at 9:13 AM EDT
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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest for assault that took place in the 5100 block of Carolina Beach Rd. late Friday night.

Shortly after 10 PM Deputies were flagged down by a man on a bicycle. He was suffering from a laceration to his neck.

The victim was transported to the hospital, there is no word on his condition at this time.

After canvassing the area and speaking with several people, detectives were able to identify Jayson Jones as the assailant.

Jones was taken into custody charged for assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and given a $20,000 secured bond.

This investigation is ongoing.

A WECT crew on scene said first responders were concentrating activity on the Exxon gas station at 6132 Carolina Beach Rd.

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