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Man cut during fight at Fayetteville gas station

Posted May 11, 2013

— Fayetteville police said a man was cut on the chest during a fight at a BP Gas Station Saturday. 

Officers responded to 1899 Skibo Road about 4 p.m. in reference to a report that an individual had been cut. When police arrived they found that Christopher Thomas, 29,  had gotten into a fight with Darren Burgess, 50. Police said when the fight began to escalate, Burgess pulled out a box cutter and cut Thomas across the chest. 

Thomas was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. 

Officers took Burgess into custody and was being processed at the Cumberland County Detention Center. 


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  • Obamacare survives May 13, 2013

    Maybe he buys a lot of items in boxes and needs to get them open quickly.

  • NotUrTypicalAmerican May 13, 2013

    If you walk around with a boxcutter on your person, that usually means you're looking for trouble anyway. I mean, outside of carpet installers, who walks around with a dang boxcutter?