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Wake Co. Deputy Assaulted During Investigation

Posted April 20, 2005 11:45 a.m. EDT

— Raleigh police and Wake County deputies searched the woods off Buck Jones Road Wednesday morning for man who allegedly assaulted a deputy.

The deputy was checking out suspicious activity at a convenience store when a group of people saw him and scattered. One man from the group got into a physical confrontation with the deputy, punched him in the nose, and ran.

Investigators are searching the woods with their K-9 units and are also looking for a woman who sped off in a car.