"They tell me to do stuff that sometimes I can't control. They tell me to kill myself. They were telling me to hurt people. They were telling me to just do crazy stuff like I just, I don't know," said Samuel Jamal Hasty, 27.
Hasty denied involvement in two assaults, including one at Sarah P. Duke Gardens.
He did admit he is the person seen in a surveillance picture taken in a store where the credit card of one of the victims was used.
Arrest warrants accuse 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.
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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