UPDATE: Suspect not granted bond for aggravated assault and rape in Hephzibah

UPDATE: Suspect in custody for aggravated assault and rape incident in Hephzibah

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 3300 block of Thames Pl. in reference to a stabbing.

According to Richmond County dispatch, the call came in around 6:41 a.m. Wednesday, Aug 7. Deputies found two victims with injuries at the residence. The two victims were transported to the hospital and are being treated for their injuries.

Authorities say that the suspect, Randell Wright was located at Phinizy Swamp and is in custody. Wright is charged with two counts of aggravated assault, one count of rape, and two counts of possession of a firearm or knife during commission of a crime.

Wright appeared before a judge on Friday, Aug. 9 for first appearance, the judge did not grant Wright a bond.

Randell Wright - Richmond County Sheriff's Office
Randell Wright - Richmond County Sheriff's Office

This investigation is still active.

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