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Dylan Shane Lunsford
courtesy of Hickory Police Dept.

Hickory Man Accused of Assaulting Pregnant Woman

23-year-old Dylan Shane Lunsford of 7th Street S.W. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police early last Saturday morning (February 10) on one felony count of assault inflicting serious injury including strangulation and misdemeanor counts of battery on an unborn child and assault on a female. Lunsford was taken into custody without incident at 5:10 a.m. Saturday at his residence. Following his arrest, Lunsford was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility where he was initially held without bond. Bond has since been set at $20,000. Lunsford remained in jail as of earlier today (February 14). A first appearance in District Court was scheduled this past Monday (February 12) in Newton with another court date coming up on March 4.