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Man Wanted in Orange County for Burglary & Malicious Woundings

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The Orange County Sheriff's Office is on the lookout for a man they say was involved in some weekend violence.

They say early Saturday morning, 37-year-old Robert Lee Knicely II illegally entered a home on Porter Road and hit two people with a blunt object.

Update: Robert Lee Knicely II turned himself in to the Orange County Sheriff's office on Tuesday, December 18 and was served with three warrants. He is currently being held at Central Virginia Regional Jail with no bond.


Orange County Sheriff's Office 
Press Release

On December 15, 2012 at approximately 3:00am, the Orange Sheriff's Office responded to 12436 Porter Road in Orange, Virginia for a burglary and two malicious woundings. Upon their arrival, deputies identified Richard Jones, age 34, and Amy Beaston, age 41, as the victims of the malicious woundings. The victims were in the residence when Robert Lee Knicely Jr., age 37, illegally entered the residence and struck both subjects with a blunt object. Robert Lee Knicely Jr. then fled the scene prior to the deputies' arrival.

Robert Lee Knicely Jr. is described as a white male, age 37, who is approximately 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 220 pounds. Robert Lee Knicely Jr. has blond hair and blue eyes. The Orange Sheriff's Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of Robert Lee Knicely Jr. at this time as he is wanted for burglary and two counts of malicious wounding. Anyone who has information on the whereabouts of Robert Lee Knicely Jr. can call the Orange Sheriff's Office at (540) 672-1200. Anonymous tips are welcomed.

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