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Multiple Assaults On Franklin Street Over The Weekend

By Ran Northam Posted May 22, 2013 at 7:10 am

CHAPEL HILL – Chapel Hill Police are investigating a series of assaults that occurred this past weekend on Franklin Street.

Just after 8:00 p.m. Friday, a man was reportedly assaulted in front of the Carolina Coffee Shop by one white male and three black males who were all wearing t-shirts.

Chapel Hill Police arrested one man and are still investigating the case. The police bulletin shows 45-year-old Darryn Maurice Dye was arrested at the address of the Carolina Coffee Shop Friday night.

Saturday morning, a woman was reportedly assaulted at around 1:30 a.m. when she was leaving the Pita Pit on Franklin Street. She told police she was shoved and knocked to the ground.

Twenty-four hours later, one white male and three black males reportedly assaulted a male victim near Gumby’s Pizza on West Franklin Street. In that case, the suspects were described as being in their late teens or early twenties.

There were no reports of weapons being used in any of the cases.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Chapel Hill Police Department at 919-968-2760; you can call Crime Stoppers at 919-942- 7515; you can also submit information online by clicking here.

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