Teenager robbed, assaulted on street

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Rocky Mount police are searching for a man suspected of assaulting and robbing a local teenager.

Officers became aware of the alleged incident after responding to a call about an assault victim at Nash General Hospital. The 17-year-old victim told police he was on the 700 block of Long Avenue when he was approached by a man who physically assaulted him then fled with the teen’s backpack filled with clothes.

The suspect is described as a 5-foot-11 to 6-foot tall black man in his twenties, weighing between 240 and 260 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or crimestoppers@rockymountnc.gov. Text a tip to police at 274637 by beginning messages with RMPOL to direct the tip to the Rocky Mount Police Department and type up to 155 characters about the information.

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