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BOONE, N.C. -- Two men are accused of trying to kidnap and rob a woman in Boone last month.

Boone police said Corey Paul Higgins and Matthew Keith Seymour are each charged with felony second degree kidnapping and one count each of assault on a female after they detained a woman on East King Street and tried to rob her.

Higgins and Seymour were both arrested on December 2 after Higgins was arrested in Wilkes County on an unrelated incident. Higgins admitted to authorities in Wilkes County that he and Seymour had attempted to rob the woman in Boone.

Both were each given a $50,000 secured bond pending a January 21 court appearance.

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