Police seek information on sexual assault

Jun. 17, 2014 @ 08:54 PM

Durham police investigators are asking for information about a sexual assault reported Tuesday in the 4700 block of Hope Valley Road.

A female told officers she was waiting for a ride shortly after midnight when a male dragged her behind a nearby business and sexually assaulted her. The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The suspect was described as a black male, possibly in his 30s, with a medium brown complexion. He was approximately 6 feet tall with a large or “chunky” build. He was bald and had almond shaped eyes, a narrow nose and high cheek bones. He was wearing a black T-shirt, khaki pants and sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Q. D. Tait at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29331 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.