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Warrants: Ellerbe woman broke victim’s arm, took vehicle twice

ELLERBE — A Richmond County woman is facing assault and theft charges following incidents involving the same victim two consecutive days.

Mary Larraine Ingram, 45, of Main Street in Ellerbe, is accused of taking a victim’s pocketbook, wallet, $100 in cash, cellphone and car keys – along with a 2015 Ford Fiesta -July 15, according to warrants.

The next day, Ingram allegedly hit the victim several times in the face and broke the victim’s arm, resulting in an overnight hospital stay. Ingram also took the victim’s vehicle again without permission, according to warrants.

Ingram was arrested July 17 and charged with assault inflicting serious bodily injury, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, larceny of a motor vehicle, possession of a stolen motor vehicle and misdemeanor larceny.

She was also charged with failure to appear on a misdemeanor.

As of Monday afternoon, Ingram was still in the Richmond County Jail under a combined $36,000 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in court Aug. 22.


Online court records show Ingram also has a July 25 court date for a pending charge of driving while impaired and a civil revocation of her driver’s license.

Ingram has no previous convictions in this state, according to online records with the N.C. Department of Public Safety Division of Adult Correction.

All defendants facing criminal charges are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


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