Durham County

Police arrest suspect in attempted sexual assault in Durham

A Durham man was arrested Friday night in connection with an attempted sexual assault that happened Thursday morning near Duke University.

Durham police arrested Isadore Sullivan Jr., 35, of Durham. He is charged with attempted first-degree rape, second-degree kidnapping and felony breaking and entering, according to a news release. Sullivan was charged also with carrying a concealed gun.

The incident happened off of Jackson Street.

A woman told police that a man came to her apartment round 10 a.m. Thursday to make repairs. When he entered, police said, he pulled handgun. She escaped unharmed.

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