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Student charged in string of assaults on Raleigh greenway

Posted June 24, 2013

— A Wake Forest-Rolesville High School student was arrested early Monday on charges linked to a recent string of assaults on the Upper Neuse Greenway Trail.

Brett Edward Gunter Hill, 17, of 2525 Triffle Lane in Wake Forest, was charged with two counts of sexual battery and one count each of assault and battery and indecent exposure. He was released after posting a $4,000 bond.

According to arrest warrants, Hill is accused of slapping a woman on her buttocks on March 9, exposing himself in a public park on May 12, trying to pull someone's shorts down on June 5 and grabbing a woman by her shirt, causing her to fall down, on June 12.

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  • Strawberry Letter 23 Beth Wilson Jun 25, 5:13 p.m.

    He was lucky he hit the wrong woman on the behind! Or, maybe the right woman (for his sake). Some ladies out there, believe it or not, CAN and will go G.I. Jane on someone. He could have gotten hurt, really bad.

    While I'm glad he was not hurt in his antics, at least he was caught and can hopefully get a mental evaluation to determine what is going on in his head.

  • jblake1932 Jun 25, 5:11 p.m.

    Looks like a decent young boy.

  • LOL Carolina, LOL Jun 25, 4:41 p.m.

    This kid knew he would eventually get caught. That is why he went back even after all the news broadcast about it. What he wanted was to get locked up and manhandled by grown men. He wants Bubba to pull his shorts down.

  • Strawberry Letter 23 Beth Wilson Jun 25, 4:36 p.m.

    F-R-E-A-K!! Just looking at his picture gives me the willies!

  • mcraineycrazies Jun 25, 4:33 p.m.

    durant lake park, right down the hill where there are cabins, close to the water, he was making all of us nervous, and with him so young, i thought, ok , atleast theres only one of him, noone was with him, but i figured if he tried something, i would not let it happen, noone is touching me or my girls

  • commonsense4 Jun 25, 4:18 p.m.

    "I SWEAR ABOUT A MONTH OR SO AGO, THIS GUY CAME UP AND KEPT TALKING TO ME ON THE DURANT TRAIL, I HAD MY GIRLS WITH ME, AND HE WOULD NOT STOP, HE ASKED ME WHERE I LIVED AT, I SAID " AROUND" LOL..HE SAID HE LIVED IN WAKE FOREST,, BUT HE KEPT ASKING ME TO COME OVER AND CHECK OUT THE OLD CABINS AND STUFF, I WAS LIKE, YOU ARE WAY TOO STRANGE KID.."

    On the trails throughout the Durant Trails community, or at Durant Lake Park?

  • 3TeensGrowinUp2Fast Jun 25, 2:29 p.m.

    This sick sick young man needs to get mental help. Unless he and his pack of friends were pulling pranks, this behavior from a lone teenage boy is downright frightening. If unstopped he may turn into a rapist.

  • mcraineycrazies Jun 25, 12:11 p.m.

    I SWEAR ABOUT A MONTH OR SO AGO, THIS GUY CAME UP AND KEPT TALKING TO ME ON THE DURANT TRAIL, I HAD MY GIRLS WITH ME, AND HE WOULD NOT STOP, HE ASKED ME WHERE I LIVED AT, I SAID " AROUND" LOL..HE SAID HE LIVED IN WAKE FOREST,, BUT HE KEPT ASKING ME TO COME OVER AND CHECK OUT THE OLD CABINS AND STUFF, I WAS LIKE, YOU ARE WAY TOO STRANGE KID..

  • MikeTysonsPunchOut Jun 25, 11:19 a.m.

    I really hope this kid gets help before the pattern of deviance escalates...

  • katgotyertongue Jun 25, 11:14 a.m.

    Ladies, if you do have a son (or daughter),do NOT tolerate disrespect from him at ANY age. If you can't contol him/her at seven believe me, you won't be able to control them at seventeen.
    This one needs a serious attitude adjustment, if I was his mother, I'd be afraid to leave him alone with anyone that isn't able to defend themselves.

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