Assault charges placed against Pulaski man

On March 14, 2018, at approximately 8:24 AM, the Pulaski Police Department responded to the area of the 100 block of South Washington Ave. in reference to an assault.

Upon arrival, officers encountered the victim who had sustained injuries, but was able to give a statement, before being transported to the hospital by EMS.

The suspect was allegedly driving while he assaulted the victim, a passenger in the vehicle, and then eventually forced the victim out of the vehicle while it was still in transport.

Jacob Dale Hurst, 21, of Pulaski, was charged with the following crimes: abduction, attempted malicious wounding, grand larceny, and assault and battery.

Hurst was located shortly after the event, and transported to the New River Valley Regional Jail.

By authority of Officer M.R. Jennings