On Tuesday November 8, 2022, Investigators with the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit (SVU), began investigating a report of sexual assault. Investigators were informed that the victim was allegedly forced to engage in sexual acts. Investigators also were informed that the victim was allegedly assaulted by strangulation.

As the investigation continued, probable cause was found to charge the suspect identified as Austin Neal Gwynn. Mr. Gwynn was arrested on Monday November 21, 2022 and transported to the Alamance County Detention Center.

Name:                         Austin Neal Gwynn W/M/24

Address:                      5458 S NC 62 Hwy, Burlington, N.C.

Charges:                      1ct. Felony Second Degree Forcible Rape

            1ct. Felony Assault by Strangulation

Bond:                         No Bond

Austin Neal Gwynn