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Monday, October 19, 2015

Man Accused of Assaulting Pregnant Woman Arrested in Burlington, NC by U.S. Marshals Task Force

Greensboro, NC – The man who is responsible for putting a pregnant woman in the hospital after a physical altercation on September 30, 2015, is in custody. On October 16, 2015, Nickolian Jerome York, a 30 year old, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force (JFTF) out of Greensboro. York was wanted by the High Point Police Department for Felony Assault Inflicting Injury to an Unborn Child, Felony Assault Inflicting Serious Injury, Assault on a Female and Habitual Misdemeanor Assault. The warrants for arrest were issued out of Guilford County on October 02, 2015.

On September 30, 2015, the High Point Police Department responded to Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, regarding a pregnant woman who had suffered injuries from an assault. It is alleged that York assaulted his girlfriend after a verbal altercation that turned physical. As a result of the assault, the unborn child had to be delivered at 25 weeks and remains in the hospital. The victim was also admitted to the hospital as a result of the injuries from the assault.

On October 16, 2015, investigative efforts led the JFTF to the vicinity of 95 Denise Drive in Burlington where York was arrested without incident. York was transported to the High Point County Jail where he is currently being held on the alleged charges.

The U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force for the Middle District of North Carolina is comprised of investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service, Chapel Hill Police Department, Durham Police Department, Greensboro Police Department, High Point Police Department, Winston-Salem Police Department, Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Orange County Sheriff’s Office and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Department of Community Corrections – Probation & Parole.

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