Suspect caught in stabbing

Michael W. Keeling

From Staff Reports

Wake Forest Police have arrested Michael W. Keeling, 29, in connection with yesterday’s stabbing along the 600 block of Durham Road. A photo of Mr. Keeling is attached.

A resident of Randleman, NC, Keeling has several outstanding warrants, including a probation/parole violation. 

Keeling will be charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, attempted armed robbery, second degree kidnapping, and breaking and entering. Additional charges related to the initial traffic stop may be forthcoming.

Wake Forest Police Chief Jeff Leonard wishes to thank area citizens for their invaluable assistance over the past two days. 

“We received several phone calls and tips from residents who came into contact with the subject,” said Chief Leonard. “Mr. Keeling’s capture is a direct result of their willingness to work with us. Thanks to their efforts and the tireless efforts of our officers, our community is a safer place now that he’s in custody.”

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