Wednesday 20 Mar 2019


Kidnapping, Sexual Assault Suspect Captured

A man accused in a Goldsboro kidnapping and sexual assault is apprehended in Texas. The Goldsboro Police Department reports 47-year-old George C. Petty, Jr. of Tarboro was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshal Fugitive Task Force on May 2nd in Dallas.  Petty is wanted for an incident reported on April 12th.  Officers with the GPD responded to a location on N. Berkeley Boulevard and found a victim with visible signs of abuse on her face, neck and arms.  The victim told officers she had been kidnapped and sexually assaulted at knifepoint.  Petty faces charges of First Degree Kidnapping, First Degree Forcible Sex Offense, and Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

George Carter Petty, Jr.


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