Suspect not yet found in Sammy’s Market assault

Bret Belden

Suspect caught on camera outside of Campus Convenience on Main Street.

According to a media release statement put out by the Durham Police Department at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16, officers responded to a reported assault at Sammy’s Market, located at 5 Madbury Road, at approximately 11:15 a.m. that morning. The release stated that a male assaulted the store clerk before fleeing the scene on foot, according to victim and witness accounts. Following the assault, the victim was transported to Wentworth-Douglass Hospital in Dover with injuries were not life threatening.

The UNH Police Department, the Durham Fire Department and McGregor Memorial EMS assisted the Durham police in responding to the incident.

The release described the suspect as a 20-30 year old white male with dark hair, who was last seen wearing jeans, a gray and black striped sweatshirt and blue Nike sneakers. The Durham Police Department asked that anyone who can identify the male in the photo or who has any additional information contact the station at (603)-868-2324.