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James Hancock

James Hancock

George Cobbler III

George Cobbler III

From Henry County Police: On August 25, 2016 at approximately 8:56am, the Martinsville/Henry County Emergency 911 Center received a call of an assault and abduction that took place at 296 Friendship Circle, Bassett, Virginia. The caller advised that 2 male subjects had broken into the home and Michael Harold Nunn, 41, of 1215 Elf Trail, Bassett, VA had been assaulted by the 2 male subjects and taken from the home against his will. Deputies from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office located and stopped the suspect’s vehicle on Archway Rd.in Bassett at 9:18am. Michael Nunn was located inside the vehicle being driven by the 2 suspects. While being held, property was taken from Nunn and he suffered wounds to his legs and head; he refused to seek medical treatment. The incident stemmed from a dispute over illegal narcotics. James Brandon Hancock, 29, of 282 Woodberry Rd., Bassett, VA was arrested and charged with Breaking & Entering, Abduction, Malicious Wounding and Robbery; all charges are felonies. He is jailed in the Henry County Jail without bond. George Wilson Cobbler III, 32, of 2433 Carlsbad Circle, Roanoke, VA was arrested and charged with Breaking & Entering, Abduction, Malicious Wounding and Robbery; all charges are felonies. He is jailed in the Henry County Jail without bond.