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Blue Light Bandit Strikes in Fayetteville

Posted June 9, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— Fayetteville police are looking for a blue light bandit who tried to sexually assault a woman motorist.

Investigators released a computer generated sketch of the suspect. The victim says she pulled over on Morganton Road after seeing a blue light behind her car early Sunday morning. She says the man talked about a traffic violation and ordered the woman into the back of his car, where he tried to molest her.

She escaped without injury.