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January 10, 2012 

Arrest Made in Robbery/Assault Case

Brandon Lee Bradshaw, 28, of 5575 Van Horn Road in Connelly Springs, NC has been arrested and charged with common law robbery.

The victim, Charles Navy Carpenter, had also been assaulted during the robbery.
On Thursday, October 28, 2010, at approximately 11:05 am, deputies with the Burke County Sheriff's Office responded to the Valdese General Hospital Emergency Room in reference to an assault.
Deputies arrived on the scene and located the victim, Charles Carpenter, and observed that he had in fact been assaulted.
Deputies also learned that the victim was robbed during the assault. Detectives with the Burke County Sheriff's Office were then notified of the situation and responded to Valdese General Hospital to further investigate the incident.
Through the development of new leads by the Burke County Criminal Investigations Division, and after consultation with the Burke County District Attorney's Office, a warrant was issued on Brandon Lee Bradshaw.
On Tuesday, January 10, 2011, the Burke County Sheriff's Office arrested Brandon Lee Bradshaw for common law robbery. The investigation is still on-going at this time.
Brandon Bradshaw was released at the Burke County Magistrate's Office under a $50,000.00 unsecured bond. First court appearance is scheduled for January 11, 2012.
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