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Man in Critical Condition After Assault

Posted January 31, 2008 8:33 a.m. EST
Updated January 31, 2008 9:30 a.m. EST

— Warren County deputies on Thursday were investigating an assault that left a Halifax County man in critical condition.

Deputies found Jerry Rudd lying in the woods unconscious with a wound to his head. He was near King Lynch Grocery and was taken to WakeMed.

Authorities charged Randy Lynch with assault with a deadly weapon in the attack. He worked at the grocery store, officials said.

Authorities could not confirm what weapon was used or why the assault happened.