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Chapel Hill sex assault investigated

Posted February 25, 2009

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— Police are investigating a sexual assault alleged to have occurred last Thursday night.

A woman told police that she had gotten off a bus in the area of Orange Methodist Church on Martin Luther King Drive near Homestead Road and was walking toward Chapel Ridge Apartments when a man jumped out from behind a trash bin. The man grabbed her from behind, held a knife to her throat and assaulted her, she said.

The man was described as 5 feet, 8 inches to 5 feet, 10 inches tall and might have been wearing a black wind suit, police said.

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  • Common Sense Man Feb 26, 2009

    "Common Man, Mr Ordinary, thanks for the police work. I am sure the CH police appreciate it."

    I asked a question, not sure how that relates to your post.

  • IceCreamMan Feb 26, 2009

    Yeah - why not give an ethnicity?

  • GoGreen Feb 26, 2009

    Common Man, Mr Ordinary, thanks for the police work. I am sure the CH police appreciate it.

  • OrdinaryCitizen Feb 26, 2009

    Great description, that narrows the search to thousands.

  • Common Sense Man Feb 26, 2009

    White dude? Black dude? Hispanic dude? What's the point of giving a description if it's not a full description?