Teen charged with assault by strangulation

Staff Report

January 15, 2014

YADKINVILLE — Deputies with the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office Sunday charged 16-year-old Vance Antonio Graham of Hamptonville on two felony counts of assault by strangulation and one felony count of kidnapping.

According to a press release, Graham allegedly had assaulted a female by choking her and would not let her leave to get help.

The sheriff’s office did not indicate if Graham knew the victim, and would not respond to questions on where the alleged crime took place.

According to the release, Graham is being held in the Yadkin County Jail under no bond.