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NEW INFO: Home Invasion Sends One To Hospital

Martin County authorities say a man was injured after a home invasion Thursday afternoon near Hobgood.

Deputies tell WITN News that it happened around 12:40 p.m.at a home on Highway 125.

Sheriff Dan Gibbs says a man and a woman forced their way into the home, robbed and then assaulted Lynwood Williams.

Gibbs says Williams was hit on the back of the head with a weapon. He was transported to a hospital in Tarboro and is expected to be okay.

Deputies say several firearms and cash was taken from the home.

Charged with assault with a deadly weapon, armed robbery and breaking and entering are Lexter Wright and Queneda Jones, both of Tarboro. The two are in jail on $250,000 bonds.


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