Durham police are asking the public to help locate Demonte Preston Gatewood, who is wanted in connection with a January armed home invasion on South LaSalle Street.
In the incident in question, three males kicked in the front door of an apartment at 311 South LaSalle Street around 9:30 p.m. on Jan. 22. The apartment was occupied by two adults and two children. The suspects pointed a gun at the residents and demanded money. The suspects fled with an Xbox game system.
Gatewood, 21, is wanted on three counts of assault by pointing a gun, one count of first-degree burglary, one count of robbery with a dangerous weapon and one count of conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.
Neither of the other two suspects have been identified.
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Anyone with information about Gatewood’s whereabouts or the case in general is asked to call Investigator Cristaldi at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29283 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200.
CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers do not have to identify themselves.