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Sheriff: Suspect broke into home, choked woman

Laurel County man arrested for burglary
Laurel County man arrested for burglary(Laurel County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Nov. 9, 2021 at 12:44 PM EST
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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - The Laurel County Sheriff, John Root, announced the arrest of a man following reports of burglary and assault.

According to the post shared on the sheriff’s office Facebook page, Adam Eli Hicks, 30, was arrested around 3 a.m. on November 7 after an investigation into a burglary report.

The post goes on to say Hicks broke into a woman’s house and choked her before running away from the scene.

Deputies located a vehicle matching the description of the one from the burglary report and found Hicks at a business off South Stewart Road.

Hicks was charged with assault and burglary, he was taken to the Laurel County correctional center.

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