Salisbury: Stranger Brutally Beats a Man with a Club or Hammer Thursday Morning on Kenly Street. Victim Sustains Severe Lacerations

Posted on June 1, 2018

RFP Staff

♦ Salisbury Police source report that Terry Dewayne Mitchell, 46, living at 316 Moore Street in East Spencer, was the victim of an “assault-other dangerous weapon” when a stranger came out of the darkness at 1216 Kenly Street and jumped Mitchell with a club or hammer, beating him and severely lacerating his head and face.  The crime was reported to 911 Dispatch at 1:02 a.m. and brought police vehicles onto the 1200 block of Kenly Street.

No arrests have been reported in the case. No motive for the attack is known.

The victim Terry Dewayne Mitchell:

Top of Salisbury Police Incident Report for 1216 Kenly Street, Salisbury, NC:

1216 Kenly Street. Salisbury, NC:

Location 1216 Kenly Street, Salisbury, N.C.:

Citizens having any knowledge about this crime is urged to call the Salisbury Police at 704-638-5333. If you fear retribution, want to remain anonymous and possibly collect a reward of up to $1,000, information can be submitted 24/7 via the web: or by calling the Salisbury-Rowan Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245.

**This article will be updated as more information arrives.**

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