NC man wanted for assaulting woman, stealing gun

Elliot Ward Dew
Elliot Ward Dew (Courtesy: Brunswick County Sheriff's Office)

BRUNSWICK/COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) – Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help locating a wanted Columbus County man.

According to a news release, Elliot Ward Dew, 28 of Whiteville, faces charges of assault on a female, assault inflicting serious injury and first-degree burglary after an incident that occurred Friday at a home in Calabash.

Warrants state that Dew pushed and shoved a female to the floor, causing her to suffer a concussion and a sprained wrist. He also broke into the victim’s home and stole a gun.

Dew stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 175 pounds.

Call 910-253-2777 with information on his whereabouts.

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