A 19-year-old is facing charges after allegedly assaulting a juvenile earlier this month.

Michael Ray Pigford Jr., 19, of 170 Dallas Road, is charged with assault inflicting serious bodily injury.

Pigford was arrested and charged Thursday after an investigation into an assault on a juvenile at Johnny's Food Mart on N.C. 111 South Oct. 10.

The victim identified his alleged assailant to authorities and investigators were able to review video footage to identify the suspect.

Pigford was put in the Wayne County Detention Center under a $5,000 secured bond.