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Authorities search for man who left Wake County courtroom during trial

Posted December 11, 2016 6:30 p.m. EST

The District Attorney said Rodney Veney, 43, of 227 North Allen Road in Wake Forest, was convicted last week of assault with a deadly weapon, but he managed to leave the building during a break.

— Authorities in Wake County were searching Sunday night for a man who escaped from the courthouse during his trial.

The District Attorney said Rodney Veney, 43, of 227 North Allen Road in Wake Forest, was convicted last week of assault with a deadly weapon, but he managed to leave the building during a break.

He had not yet been sentenced.

Anybody with information is asked to call local police.