Police arrest man accused of assault with riding lawn mower

James Earl Mcpherson
James Earl Mcpherson

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – A 45-year-old man was arrested after being accused of assaulting someone with a riding lawn mower with the intent to kill them, officials say.

Officials with the Raleigh Police Department say James Earl McPherson seriously injured Dale Wiggins with a Toro® riding lawn mower Tuesday.

Officers arrested the suspect on 6600 Louisburg Road in Raleigh.

McPherson was placed under a $75,000 secured bond.

He is scheduled for a court appearance on Wednesday.
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