Victim missing fingers, ear after assault

Held on $850,000 bond

Staff report

EAST ROCKINGHAM — An East Rockingham man was arrested on Sunday by Richmond County sheriff’s deputies after allegedly being involved in a vicious assault.

Deputies responded on Sunday to a report of an assault in progress. When they arrived at a home on Airport Road in East Rockingham, they found Andrae Jovan Stradford, 27, assaulting the victim. Deputies restrained Stradford after a brief struggle and determined he had severed some of the victim’s fingers and ear.

Andrae Jovan Stradford

Andrae Jovan Stradford

The victim also received injury to his eye. The victim was transported to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte for further medical treatment.

Stradford was charged with assault inflicting serious bodily injury, assault with a deadly weapon, malicious maiming, resisting a public officer and assault on a government official.

Stradford was ordered held on an $850,000 secure bond and confined to the Richmond County Jail.

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  • http://www.wheels4paws.org Pat Webb

    Bet his momma is proud of him now! SMDH I don’t care what the reason is there isn’t one good enough to inflict bodily harm on someone else!

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