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Police: Man exposed himself to Hope Mills residents

Posted May 13, 2010
Updated May 14, 2010

— A man has been wandering Hope Mills neighborhoods, exposing himself and threatening residents with a gun, police Capt. Joel Acciardo said Thursday.

Authorities have heard from several residents of the Fairway Forest neighborhood who say they spotted a naked man in their yards.

Acciardo did not offer a specific description of the man but asked that residents who see suspicious activity call 911.

Police believe it was the same man who exposed himself and pointed a gun at a female jogger returning to her home on Old Railroad Way early April 1.

Then, he was described as a black man, about 30 years old, with brown eyes. He is skinny, stands 6 feet tall and weighs about 165 pounds. He was wearing a baseball hat, black shoes and black pants.


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  • lifeline May 14, 2010

    There is a diffrence between someone who is mentally ill and a sicko

  • Bigdaddy May 14, 2010

    It appears like someone else needs a mental evaluation!

  • Anonymouse1 May 13, 2010

    Good grief!

  • fl2nc2ca2md2nc May 13, 2010

    What is the deal with Cumberland county today??!

  • TeresaBee May 13, 2010

    What the heck? It's like a rabid fox warning!