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Man Sought in Chapel Hill Stand-Off

Posted February 27, 1999

— A Chapel Hill stand-off with police has ended, but now officials are looking for the man who was involved. The event lasted 14 hours.

Investigators say 20-year-old Clinton Farrington Jr of Durham was holed up in an apartment complex at the corner of Pritchard Avenue and Longview Street.

Police responded to a domestic call there at about 7:30 a.m. Saturday.

When they entered the house around 9:30 Saturday night, Farrington was gone.

Adjacent streets were blocked to traffic and neighbors evacuated from their homes during the stand-off.

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