Sketch of suspect in sexual assault released

Jun. 18, 2014 @ 11:44 AM
The Durham Police are still looking for a suspect from a late May sexual assault in an alley between Ninth and Iredell streets. 
 
Today, the department released a sketch of the suspect, described as a male in his late teens to mid-20s with a medium-brown complexion and athletic build. He stands between 5 feet 3 inches and 5 feet 6 inches tall. 
 
The incident happened on May 25 when a woman was walking in the alley about 12:30 a.m. The suspect armed with a knife pushed her to the ground and sexually assaulted her.
 
Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator A. Bongarten at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29349 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. 
Lauren Horsch is the police reporter for The Herald-Sun. She can be reached at 919-419-6646, or by email at lhorsch@heraldsun.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @LaurenHorsch.