Edneyville woman doused with gasoline and burned

EDNEYVILLE, N.C. – The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office responded to an emergency call in the Bearwallow area of Edneyville, NC sometime after 4 p.m. for a woman with burn injuries. The woman had been doused with gasoline by a suspect and badly burned. She was taken to the hospital by helicopter Thursday afternoon.

Around 8:48 p.m., the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office began a search for an aggravated assault suspect who was believed to be barricaded inside a home in the area of Bearwallow Mountain Rd. and Old Clear Creek Rd. in Edneyville.

The suspect, Anthony Harrison Moore, a male standing 6′ 0″ tall, weighing roughly 260 lbs. with blue eyes and black hair, was arrested just after 9:30 p.m.