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Man stabbed in eye in downtown Raleigh

Posted February 22, 2015

— A man was stabbed in the eye during an argument early Sunday in the Moore Square Transit Mall in downtown Raleigh, according to police.

The victim, Rahmel Charles Pitts, 33, of Princeton, was taken to WakeMed.

Police are searching for the attacker, who is described as a man in his 40s, about 6-foot-3, wearing a gray hoodie and orange or red hat and jeans.

The stabbing happened around 2:30 a.m.

Anyone with information is asked to call Raleigh Crime Stoppers at 919-834-HELP or visit www.raleighcrimestoppers.org for text and email reporting options. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.


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  • Sarcoi Dosis Feb 23, 2015
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    Sounds quite painful.

  • Dan Basset Feb 23, 2015
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    He clearly doesn't have an eye for when one should avoid confrontation, but I'm sure next time he'll make sure to visualize the best way to defuse the situation.

  • Dave Audette Feb 23, 2015
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    Do you think he saw it coming?

  • Tom Smith Feb 23, 2015
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    thx for the description wral. i will keep "an eye out" for him

  • Rick Fetter Feb 22, 2015
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    That is how they do it.