Gastonia Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a man after he attempted to assault a medic on May 13th in the Pizza Hut parking lot at 832 S. Chester St. in Gastonia.
Darrin Scott Abernathy, 25 of Gastonia, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon on a medical person after he reportedly attempted to strike a medical responder with a Jeep. The incident occurred when a medical responder with the Dallas Rescue Squad was walking toward the Jeep to try and help an unconscious patient who was a passenger in the vehicle at the time.
Anyone with information about Abernathy’s whereabouts is asked to call Detective D.L. Dover with the Gastonia Police Department at 704-866-6702.
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