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Man sought in Rocky Mount on indecent exposure, assault charges

Posted January 9, 2012

— Police are looking for a man who exposed himself to a Rocky Mount couple over the weekend and then pulled a knife on them.

Investigators said the unidentified man showed up at the couple's home on Edgecombe Street early Saturday morning asking to use the bathroom.

When the male resident asked him to leave, authorities say, the unidentified man exposed himself, assaulted the resident, brandished the knife and then ran away on foot.

He was described as a black man with a dark complexion between the age of 39 and 42 with a thin build and missing teeth.

He is wanted on charges of trespassing, assault and indecent exposure.

Police are asking that anyone with information about the crime to contact Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111.


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  • ICTrue Jan 9, 2012

    If you let an unknown man of that description into your home to use the bathroom, then I guess you get what you get.

  • paulawindley Jan 9, 2012

    Rocky Mount... great place to live... (read my sarcasm)

  • solarflare40 Jan 9, 2012

    Maybe it was Peter Cotton Tail.

  • pinehorse Jan 9, 2012

    Should be easy to locate given the description.

  • anonemoose Jan 9, 2012

    Probably going to be a small claims action.

  • pediatrician Jan 9, 2012

    City on the Rise!!!

  • not my real name Jan 9, 2012

    I would NOT have opened the door for someone I dont know. Guys can go outside. No telling what was going on in dudes head to do something crazy like that, or what he would have done had he gotten inside. You cant trust anyone.