Rocky Mount police are searching for a man suspected of assaulting a man at the KFC on Fairview Road.
Authorities responded around 9 p.m. to a report of an aggravated assault at 1120 N. Fairview Road and reportedly found a 51-year-old man with severe lacerations. Emergency Medical Service personnel responded and took the victim to Nash General Hospital, where his condition was unknown.
Police said the victim got into an argument with Anthony Edward Jones and Jones assaulted him. Jones, 28, fled the scene before police arrived. Officers have obtained a warrant against Jones for assault inflicting serious bodily injury. Anyone with information on Jones’ whereabouts is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or firstname.lastname@example.org.