Davidson Co. Deputy Assaulted While Responding to Domestic Violence Call

Lexington, N.C.– Davidson County Sheriff’s Office states among its deputies were attacked while reacting to a domestic violence call over the weekend.

Deputies reacted to the event in an area off Highway 8. Deputies discovered a guy believed of the attack, and say he ended up being aggressive.

The constable’s workplace states Deputy M. Higgins was pressed into a window and cut his forehead.

Deputy Higgins was required to Lexington Medical Center where he got 21 stitches.

The suspect was charged with attack on a woman, attack by strangulation, disrupting emergency interactions, attack on a police officer causing major injuries, and property damage.