Local Man Accused of Violent Assault
On June 13, Chatham County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a reported assault off of Evie Burnette Plantation Road, Pittsboro. The victim was treated for a dislocated shoulder and severe eye injury, and is expected to recover.
In connection with the crime, investigators arrested and charged Brandon Desha Penny, 29, of 55 Evie Burnette Plantation Road, with felony assault by strangulation, felony assault inflicting serious bodily injury, felony kidnapping, assault on a female, and injury to personal property. Penny was jailed on a domestic violence hold and is scheduled to appear in Chatham County District Court in Pittsboro on July 17.