Three suspects sought in teen's assault, robbery

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Police are searching for three men suspected of assaulting and robbing a teenager near Meadowbrook Park.

Authorities said a 19-year-old Rocky Mount teen was walking shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday on the 500 block of North Glendale Drive when he was attacked by three suspects. The assailants beat him up, stole some money, damaged his cellphone and fled the scene. The victim was treated and released from Nash General Hospital.

Two of the suspects are described as 5-foot-10 black men — one with a medium complexion, one with a dark complexion — with close-cut hairstyles and white T-shirts. No description of the third suspect was released. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or