PARKTON, N.C. (WNCN) — The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office has located a person of interest after a woman was airlifted to Chapel Hill after being assaulted in Parkton Wednesday afternoon.
Around 2 p.m., Cumberland County deputies responded to a call in the 5000 block Belinda Lane.
A woman, later identified by the sheriff’s office as Shana Beckett, was transported to the hospital and later airlifted to UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill.
Sheriff Ennis Wright said Thursday that a man named Joseph Miller was considered a person of interest in the case.
Wright tweeted Thursday afternoon that Miller had been located.
Wright also said deputies had been searching for a 2014 Silver Toyota Corolla with North Carolina registration DDH-1467 in connection with the incident. That vehicle was located Thursday.
Wright said that Corolla belongs to Beckett.