Police seek suspect on gun, assault charges

From Staff Reports

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Rocky Mount police are searching for a man suspected of pulling a gun on a woman Tuesday evening.

Officers obtained warrants against Tyrell Draughn, 26, for possession of a firearm by a felon and assault by pointing a gun. He has not been apprehended.

According to police reports, a 28-year-old woman called police shortly after 6:30 p.m. to report an armed suspect at her house on the 100 block of Frazier Court. The woman told police several people approached her and Draughn reportedly threatened her with a loaded handgun before fleeing the scene.

The victim was not injured and no shots were fired during the incident, police said.