Police have description of Durham rape suspect

A man apparently walked into home and assaulted a woman Thursday morning near Rochelle Street.
May 2, 2014 8:16:18 PM PDT
The Durham Police Department is investigating a rape in the area of Rochelle Street.

It happened just after 9 a.m. Thursday.

Detectives said their preliminary investigation shows a man walked into a house and assaulted a woman. The suspect appears to have been a stranger. It's not known how the man got inside the house.

The suspect was described as a black male, possibly in his early 20s and approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall with a small build. He was wearing light-colored blue jeans, a black sweatshirt and a black ball cap.

Police are investigating but they're not saying much about the case.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator A. Gill at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29324 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.


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