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Yanceyville Police Search for Suspect in Attempted Murder

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YANCEYVILLE, N.C. — Yanceyville police issued a statewide notice to be on the lookout for a suspect in an attempted murder.

Adrion LaCharles Smith is armed and dangerous, officers warned.

Smith is wanted for attempted first-degree murder in connection with an altercation that occurred within Yanceyville city limits overnight Friday, police said.

The victim suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries, officers said.

Police did not release more details about the incident.

Police described Smith as a 21-year-old black male, weighing 140 lbs and standing 5 feet 8 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a long-sleeved t-shirt and blue jeans.

He also goes by the last name McLaughlin, police said.

There is no specific indication that Smith is still in the Yanceyvill area, officers said.

Anyone on Smith's whereabouts is asked to call the Yanceyville Police Department at 336-694-5431 or the Caswell County Crime Stoppers at 336-694-5199.

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