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Woman charged in Cumberland trucker assault

Posted June 4, 2013

— A woman wanted in connection with an assault last month that left a long-haul trucker with severe head injuries was arrested Tuesday, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office reported.

Deputies sought the public’s help Monday in finding Lutina Oxendine, 38, whose last known address was Lumber Bridge. The woman, who is known to frequent truck stops, was wanted for questioning in the May 2 assault of Wael Wael near Wade.

Wael, of Jacksonville, Fla., was found lying in the median of Goldsboro Road and was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where he remains hospitalized with severe head trauma.

Oxendine was charged with conspiracy to commit robbery with an armed weapon, robbery with a dangerous weapon and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to inflict serious injury. She was held under a $100,000 secured bond.

Oxendine is scheduled for a first court appearance at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The Sheriff’s Office did not immediately release more information about the case.


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  • Obamacare for life Jun 5, 2013

    So it's safe to assume she and her 'manager' nearly beat this man to death.

  • runsracks2 Jun 5, 2013

    Lot Lizard, I think is the professional title

  • Obamacare for life Jun 5, 2013

    So how did she get in his cab? The article says she likes to frequent truck stops. Is she some sort of truck stop prostitute?

  • Obamacare for life Jun 5, 2013

    This woman scares me.