Pinnacle man charged with rape


Surry County Deputies arrested a Pinnacle man who allegedly raped and assaulted a 72-year-old woman, according to a statement released by the Surry County Sheriff’s Office.

Jim Terry Hairston, 43, of Grassy Creek Road, Pinnacle, was charged with second-degree rape, second-degree sexual offense and assault inflicting serious bodily injury.

The victim, who reported Hairston as her assailant, was treated for an internal head injury and severely bruised eye socket at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

The suspect was reportedly a friend and former neighbor of the victim.

Hairston is being held under a $105,000 secured bond in the Surry County Detention Center with a court date set for Sept. 10.

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