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September 20, 2013 - 3:05 pm

INFORMATIONAL MESSAGE FROM ALERT CAROLINA: Police Alerting Campus Community to be Watchful for Convicted Assailant

UNC Public Safety is asking student and employees to be watchful for a potentially dangerous person often seen on North Carolina college campuses. Christopher Jermain Deas, 37, was arrested by UNC-Chapel Hill Public Safety in 2011 on charges of “assault on female” and trespassed from the campus. Recently, this individual was charged and trespassed at UNC-Greensboro, but he has been released on bond and is known to return to and frequent campuses. He is thought to drive a Honda Civic (NC License “ZSP-3472”). A photo of the individual can be seen through the following link:

Anyone believing they have seen Deas at UNC should not approach him but report the incident immediately to UNC Police by calling 9-1-1.
Continue to monitor Alert Carolina website ( for any updates. Call 911 immediately to report any and all suspicious activity on or near campus. For a list of safety tips, see the following link through the Alert Carolina page:

About Informational Messages: The University sends an Informational Message to inform the campus community about a situation that is not an emergency, but is expected to be of significant interest to the campus.

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