KILL DEVILS HILL, N.C. (WAVY) - An Outer Banks man is accused of assaulting two police officers last month.
Police said they were called to a 7-Eleven in Kill Devil Hills on July 5, 2013 for a call about a disorderly person. They said Robert P. Howell, 27, ran off and led officers on a pursuit.
Police were able to catch up with Howell, and said he assaulted two officers when they were taking him into custody.
A student at Old Dominion University was arrested Thursday and charged with filing a false report. Police say he lied about being robbed.
Police and fire crews are investigating a report of items found in a motel room consistent with manufacturing narcotics Friday.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory toured the Bonner Bridge area Friday morning after officials shut it down due to safety concerns.