Durham police arrest rape suspect after standoff

Durham police arrest a rape suspect Friday morning

April 22, 2011 8:15:46 AM PDT
Police say they used tear gas to persuade a sex assault suspect to surrender.

Cornelius Hubert Hunt was taken into custody in the 1800 block of Guess Road around 7:15 a.m.

Officers say he refused to open his door when they went to arrest him. Neighbors were evacuated, and after about an hour, tear gas was used. Hunt surrendered.

He's charged with second-degree kidnapping and second-degree rape.

Further details weren't immediately available.

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