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Man injured in fight near popular Raleigh bars

Posted May 4, 2013

— One person was injured during a fight in a parking lot behind a section of popular bars on Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh early Saturday morning, police said.

According to police a group of people got into a fight in the 400 block of Glenwood Avenue around 2:20 a.m Saturday. 

The victim, 23-year-old Anthony McDonald Jr., told police he was assaulted by multiple suspects and was punched, kicked, and cut by a knife. 

McDonald suffered a laceration to his head and was taken to WakeMed for treatment of his injuries, which are non life-threatening. 

According to police the suspects left the scene and have not yet been identified. Anyone with information that might assist detectives is asked to either call Raleigh CrimeStoppers at 919-834-4357 or to go to the CrimeStoppers Web site at www.raleighcrimestoppers.org.

The investigation is ongoing. 


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  • bombayrunner May 6, 2013

    Drunk people got into a fight outside a bar at 2:20am ... sounds pretty normal to me.

    nothing good happens after Midnight.

  • downtowner May 6, 2013

    Glenwood South has been trashy since the mid 2000s. I just look at those downtown nightlife photos and laugh. You can avoid it on the weekends and still have downtown.

  • Frank Downtown May 6, 2013

    Glenwood South is become trashy.

  • aspenstreet1717 May 6, 2013

    Description? They were all fighting with their eyes closed?