ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) - A mother and her two kids were assaulted and robbed by two armed men during a home invasion July27, according to the Asheville Police Department.

Police said a mother was at their home on Ascension Drive with her 7-year-old and infant around 2 p.m. when she found two men armed with guns in her home. When she tried to get to her kids, the mother was thrown to the ground and her 7-year-old was grabbed and held. The men stole a safe and backpack before leaving.

The first man was described by police as having a medium build and beard. He was wearing black athletic pants, a black hoodie and a blue hospital mask. 

The second man was described by police as having a thin build and shoulder-length dreadlocks. He was wearing black jeans and a black bandana as a facemask. 

The department said the suspects are believed to be driving a white Hyundai Sonata. The model year is between 2010 and 2020.

One of the men was arrested Friday, Aug. 6. Compton Jouvall Daugherty is charged with the following:

  • (2) 2nd Degree Kidnapping
  • Felony Breaking and Entering
  • Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon
  • Larceny of a Firearm

Daughtry is currently in jail on a $150,000 bond.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Asheville Police Department at 828-252-1110.

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