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Durham man sought by police

Posted September 5, 2012 6:49 p.m. EDT
Updated September 6, 2012 5:31 a.m. EDT

— Police in Durham are looking for a man wanted on kidnapping and firearms charges.

Nicholas Maurice Beatty, 26, of North Roxboro Street, is wanted on charges of kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, assault with a deadly weapon, assault by pointing a gun, discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling, communicating threats and discharging a firearm within the city limits.

The charges stem from what police say is a "domestic incident" that happened Sunday.

Beatty is known to frequent the 2500 block of North Roxboro Street and Fairfax Road. He might be driving a black GMC Yukon or a gold Mercedes.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call police at 919-560-4910, extension 29282, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.