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Police Look For Suspects In Chapel Hill Stabbings

Posted November 6, 2002

— The Chapel Hill Police Department is seeking information about two people who may have been involved in two stabbings on Franklin Street on Halloween.

Police say a man approached an officer saying he had been in a fight and then realized he had been stabbed. He received a puncture wound in the chest for which he was hospitalized. Minutes later, police say a woman approached the officer, saying she had been stabbed in the arm and chest.

Police say neither victim saw the weapon.

The suspect is described as a white male with a full beard and curly brown hair down to his shoulders. He is 5-foot-9-inches to 6 feet tall and heavy. He was wearing a dark-color trenchcoat.

Police say the second person is either a witness to the stabbings or may have been involved. He is a white male and was wearing a costume that consisted of orange or pink traffic cones on his head and both arms.

If you have information about either of these men, you are asked to call the Chapel Hill Police Department at

(919) 968-2760

or Crimestoppers at

266-CRIME

.

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