Man accused of breaking into Randolph County home, assaulting woman

RANDOLPH COUNTY, NC (WGHP) – A man accused of breaking into a home and assaulting a woman in Sophia has been arrested, according to a news release from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office.

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On June 14, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to Nelson Park Road in Sophia on a report of an assault.

Arriving officers say the suspect had already left the scene. The victim said Ronald Perry Huffman, Jr., 49, who is known to the victim, forced his way into the home causing significant damage and assaulted her.

Some objects in the house were also damaged.

After the investigation, charges were sought against Huffman and the magistrate found probable cause to issue warrants for felony breaking and entering with intent to terrorize/harm the occupant and assault on a female.

On Friday, Huffman was arrested by the Stokes County Sheriff’s Office in their jurisdiction and taken to the Stokes County Detention Center, where he was served the warrants and placed under 48-hour house arrest.

He was also served with a warrant for his arrest out of Rowan County for a probation violation and was given a $25,000 bond. He was taken to the Randolph County Detention Center Tuesday after being held and posted an additional $1,000 bond for the Randolph County charges.

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