Monday, September 10, 2012

Lincolnton Police Arrest Local Man for Sexual Assault Charges

Thirty-four year-old Anthony Thomas Ruffino was arrested Sunday by Lincolnton police on sexual assault charges.

A Lincolnton woman reported an incident involving Ruffino, prompting police to arrest him. Ruffino faces six charges including first-degree kidnapping, domestic assault on a female, possession of a firearm by felon, assault by pointing a gun, communicating threats, and interfering with emergency communications.

Because of the nature of his charges, Ruffino is jailed in Lincoln County without bond.