WINSTON-SALEM - A Winston-Salem man was arrested Wednesday after pointing a gun at a woman and hitting her with it.

Winston-Salem police say Horace Stokes struck a woman with a pistol on the 1100 block of Rundell Street after approaching her and showing his weapon. Stokes left the scene on foot and was found in an abandoned house on Rundell Street. Officers arrested Stokes without incident.

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Stokes was charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Assault by Pointing a Gun, Assault on a Female and Communicating Threats.

The victim said she wasn't injured.