Police arrest man wanted in two Durham attacks, including one at Duke Gardens

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Samuel Jamal Hasty was arrested Tuesday evening.

A 27-year-old Durham man was arrested Tuesday night, hours after warrants had been issued for him in connection with two attacks, including one at Sarah P. Duke Gardens.

Durham Police took out one of the warrants Tuesday that accuses Samuel Jamal Hasty, of the 800 block of Underwood Avenue, of sexually assaulting and robbing a woman along Swift Avenue on the morning of Nov. 30.

Duke University Police took out the other warrant in connection with the robbery of a woman in the Sarah P. Duke Gardens on Saturday afternoon.

Hasty was arrested Tuesday night on Underwood Avenue, off of Chapel Hill Street near the Duke University Road intersection.

Samuel Jamal Hasty



Anyone with information on these cases is asked to contact Durham Police Investigator B. Jones at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29330 or Duke Police Capt. Greg Stotsenberg at (919) 684-4713.

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CrimeStoppers can also be contacted at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrest in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.

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