Man charged in sexual assaults on UNC campus

From staff reportsJuly 26, 2013 

— The UNC Department of Public Safety has charged a non-UNC student, Dontay Awtwanne Rone, 20, of Chapel Hill, with two counts of sexual battery, according to a campus alert Friday.

The first offense occurred June 20 at roughly 9:26 a.m. when a female student was touched on her buttocks after being followed from Franklin Street to the Paul Green Theater on campus.

The second offense occurred at roughly 8:15 a.m. Thursday.

The victim, a female UNC student, was walking from the intersection of Cameron Avenue and South Columbia Street when she was allegedly followed by the suspect as she went inside Carroll Hall, according to the alert.

When she entered the building, the woman said the suspect came from behind and “forcefully slapped” her on the buttocks. The suspect then fled the building and was last seen heading north toward South Road, the alert said.

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