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Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Asheville Crime Update Feb 4, 2009

Man reports assault, stolen laptop
ASHEVILLE - A man reported to police on the afternoon of Feb. 2 that he had been assaulted and that his laptop was taken during an incident that occurred at 9 p.m. on Feb. 1. The victim said he was walking along Deaverview Road that night trying to locate Internet service for his computer when two white males knocked him to the ground and took his computer and his cash. He said one suspect had a shaved head and the other had long hair, but could give no further details. The victim's injuries were not life threatening. The case is under investigation.

Man reports robbery
ASHEVILLE - A man reported to police on the afternoon of Jan. 30 that he had been robbed by an armed black male outside 157 Charlotte St., at about 10:30 p.m. on Jan. 29. The victim said the suspect forced him to hand over his cash and cell phone and then ran away. The suspect was described as being 6' tall with a medium build. His hair was in small dreadlocks and he was wearing dark clothing. There were no injuries.

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