INFORMATIONAL EMAIL FROM ALERT CAROLINA: Chapel Hill Police Seek Suspect in Domestic Assault

Town of Chapel Hill Police Investigate Violent Domestic Assault
On October 24, 2015 at approximately 3:30 p.m., the Chapel Hill Police Department responded to a reported domestic assault on Hillview Road in Chapel Hill.  The suspect is Kevin Tyler Schuster, a 27 year old white male.  He is 5’ 11” tall and has a medium build.  Schuster left the area in a gold 1997 Ford Crown Victoria with NC Registration ZZN-3937. He has multiple outstanding warrants resulting from the assault, including Felony Assault by Strangulation and Kidnapping.  Schuster may be in the Chapel Hill or Hillsborough area and is possibly armed.

The victim was transported to the UNC Hospitals Emergency Department with injuries that are not believed to be life threatening.

If anyone has information concerning the whereabouts of Kevin Tyler Schuster, please call 9-1-1 immediately.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call CrimeStoppers at 919-942-7515. Calls to CrimeStoppers are confidential and anonymous, and the caller may be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

Kevin Tyler Schuster

Continue to monitor Alert Carolina website ( for updates and a photo of the suspect.  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. An Informational Message is one of three tiers of communication under the University’s revised emergency communications plan. Emergency Warning refers to a siren activation for a significant emergency.  And a Timely Warning is issued if there is a continuing danger AND notification will not compromise law enforcement.