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Robeson County man wanted in assault of girlfriend

Posted December 21, 2019 5:03 p.m. EST

Daniel Burris (Robeson County Sheriff's Office photo)

— A Robeson County man is wanted after Robeson County Sheriff's Office deputies said he assaulted his girlfriend.

Deputies were called at around 11:45 p.m. Friday to the 1400 block of St. Anna Rd., in Pembroke in reference to a subject assaulted. Deputies found a female who had been cut across the neck by her boyfriend. The woman was transported for medical treatment and was expected to recover from her injuries.

Deputies said Daniel Burris, 38, of St. Anna Road in Pembroke is wanted for the assault. He is being charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He was last seen walking from his residence on St. Anna Road with his 13 and 11 year old sons, officials said.

Sheriff Burnis Wilkins encourages anyone who is a victim of domestic violence to seek assistance from Southeastern Family Violence Center by calling (910) 739-8622. Robeson County Sheriff’s Office also has staff who assist domestic violence victims.

Anyone with information about the incident or whereabouts of Burris and sons is asked to contact Robeson County Sheriff’s Office at (910) 671-3170 or (910) 671-3100.

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