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N.C. State Officer in Hospital After Assault

Posted September 29, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— A N.C. State Public Safety officer is in the hospital this morning after police say he was attacked.

It happened around 3:30 a.m. today. Raleigh police say Officer Jeffery Sutton was on patrol near the University Club when he saw two people on the property. Minutes after he went to investigate, a call came for assistance.

The officer was taken to Rex Hospital. The nature of his injuries and his condition were not immediately known.