DAVIDSON COUNTY, NC : Davidson County deputies searching for man accused of assault, leading them on chase before crashing and running into the woods on Wednesday, 20th January 2021
A suspect deputies have been searching for since Wednesday has committed more crimes Thursday, according to both the Randolph and Davidson County Sheriff's Offices.
They said the suspect, Dustin Diehl, was spotted on Jackson Creek Road in Randolph County Thursday where he broke into a home, tried to lock a victim in a bedroom, and robbed a woman at gunpoint stealing her van.
He then led Randolph County deputies in a vehicle pursuit where he wrecked the stolen van near Handy/NC 49. Deputies and Troopers are now looking for Diehl as he again fled the crash on foot similar to Wednesday's incident.