The Halifax County 911 Center received a call Saturday from a female stating she was the victim of a home break-in and sexual assault in the Weldon area.
The victim provided the name of the suspect and reported he had fled the scene on a dark colored SUV and was possibly headed toward Enfield, according to a press release from Chief Deputy Scott Hall with the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office. Lt. S.N. Casey of the HCSO was in the Enfield area and observed the suspect, identified as Travell Scott, 27, of Enfield, in a vehicle traveling on U.S. Highway 301 at a high rate of speed. Lt. Casey attempted to conduct a traffic stop, however Travell Scott failed to stop and a vehicle chase ensued. Lt. Casey pursued the vehicle into the town of Enfield and on to Andrews Street. Travell Scott jumped from the moving vehicle and fled on foot. After an extensive search, it was later learned he had received a ride away from the area.
Lt. Casey obtained warrants on Travell Scott for second degree sexual offense, attempted second degree forcible rape, two counts of breaking and entering intent to terrorize, two counts of domestic violence protective order violation, felony flee to elude arrest, careless and reckless driving, driving while license revoked, speeding, fail to stop at stop sign, and injury to personal property.
Anyone with knowledge of Travell Scott’s whereabouts is encouraged to contact the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office at 252-583-8201, Halifax County Crime Stoppers at 252-583-4444 or by the using P3 tips app.
Officers with the Weldon Police Department, along with Sgt. S. Coates of the Enfield Police Department, assisted in the investigation.