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Man Charged With Assault On Woman, Her Kids

3:31 PM, May 3, 2013   |    comments
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Lexington, NC -- Deputies in Davidson County have charged a man with assault on a female and with assaulting her two children.

Deputies were dispatched to house on Maley Lane on a domestic violence call. When they arrived, a woman told them her boyfriend, 30-year-old Dusty Hughes, punched her in the face. She said Hughes also stomped on her 10-year-old son's foot causing it to bleed and he pushed her 13-year-old daughter to the ground. The victim said Hughes also damaged personal items in the house.

Hughes was not in the house when officers arrived. K9s found him lying in some woods near the house. Hughes was arrested and charged with Assault on a Female, Assault and Battery, Assault on a Child under the age of 12, Injury to Real Property, Injury to Personal Property and Resisting a Public Officer.

He was placed in the Davidson County Detention Center with no bond.

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