UPDATE: Man charged with recent assault on 90-year-old woman
Thomasville Police have arrested a High Point man for a home invasion and assault on a 90-year-old woman earlier this month.
Marcus Dashawn Rorie, 31, has been charged with armed robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, first-degree kidnapping, breaking and entering in the robbery and assault of the elderly woman in her home.
On July 12 at approximately 7:08 pm, officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Unity Street to a reported home invasion. Officers arrived and found the elderly woman conscious but bleeding. The victim told officers she was outside working in the yard, returned to the house and was attacked by a man when she entered. The victim was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center where she was treated and released. Police said the assailant demanded money and left with an undisclosed amount.
Rorie is currently in the Davidson County jail on unrelated charges.