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Stabbing reported at McDonald's near NCSU; crime alert issued

Posted September 16, 2015

— North Carolina State University officials sent a crime alert to students early Wednesday after a report of a stabbing at a McDonald's in the 3700 block of Western Boulevard in Raleigh.

The stabbing happened at about 4 a.m. Raleigh police said no serious injuries were reported.

No arrests have been made in the incident. Anyone with information should contact the Raleigh Police Department.

N.C. State officials reminded students of the following safety tips:

  • Assailants are more likely to target individuals walking alone, on darkened or unlit paths, or who are distracted by headphones or activities such as texting
  • Walk in groups whenever possible, especially at night
  • Safety escort services and public transportation are available as alternatives to walking. Individuals can contact safety escort services at 919-515-3000.
  • If you feel unsafe in any situation, trust your instinct and contact university police immediately to report suspicious activities or crimes on campus by calling 911 or 919-515-3000.

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  • Teddy Fowler Sep 16, 2015
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    Wow. I ate at that McDonalds at 6:15am this morning.... and nobody said anything about it....

  • Roy Hinkley Sep 16, 2015
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    From the crime alert:
    "On 9/16/2015 Raleigh PD notified NCSU Police Department about at stabbing that occurred at the McDonalds located at Western Blvd and Gorman St. It is unknown at this time the direction or mode of travel the suspect took. The suspect is a B/M 40-50 years old, wearing all black.

    Any person with information about this incident should call the Raleigh Police Department."