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Justice Department Investigating Enfield

Posted November 5, 1997 12:00 a.m. EST

— An attorney with the US Department of Justice is investigating alleged civil rights violations in the town of Enfield.

Christopher Coates, an attorney with the voting rights section of the department, is in the Halifax County town until Friday. He is looking into allegations that Enfield's failure to annex certain areas, violated the civil rights of some residents.