ROCKINGHAM COUNTY SHERIFF'S INVESTIGATORS CHARGE AND ARREST TWO (2) IN ASSAULT AND KIDNAPPING FROM MADISON MOTEL

On Thursday November 19, at around 8:17 a.m., Rockingham County Sheriffs Office responded to the area of Budget Inn Motel located at 3980 US Hwy 220 Madison, N.C. in response to a reported Assault and Kidnapping that had just taken place.

Rockingham County Sheriff's Deputies arrived and located the victim, Kristen Robinson, 38, in the roadway of US Hwy. 220 with severe injuries. The victim was transported to a triad area hospital for treatment of her injuries.

Investigators believe three (3) individuals entered Robinson's room at the Budget Inn, assaulted her and placed her in the trunk of their vehicle. After the vehicle had travelled about 200 yards, Robinson was able to open the trunk and jumped from the vehicle, which was moving at a high speed at that time.

During the investigation, Rockingham County Sheriffs Detectives identified, charged and arrested two of the three suspects.

Takiyah Kenyhata Broadnax, 21, of 513 Greenwood Street Eden, N.C. was charged with First Degree Kidnapping, Breaking and Entering, and Assault Inflicting Serious Injury. Takiyah Kenyhata Broadnax was given a $500,000 secured bond for this incident and a $7,500.00 secured bond for violating probation. She was placed in the Rockingham County Detention Center and is scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 1st.

A Juvenile (under the age of 18 years) was also charged with First Degree Kidnapping, Breaking and Entering, and Assault Inflicting Serious Injury. The Juvenile was placed in Juvenile Detention after receiving a $250,000 secured bond for this incident and a $7,500.00 secured bond for violating probation. Identifying information about this Juvenile defendant will not be released by the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office.

The investigation is still ongoing. Additional charges/arrests are anticipated in this incident. The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office would like to thank the N.C. Department of Public Safety's Division of Adult Correction officers for their assistance in this investigation.