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Durham police investigate rape

Posted May 1, 2014
Updated May 2, 2014

— Durham police are investigating a rape that happened in the area of Rochelle Street at about 9 a.m. Thursday, police said.

The incident happened after a man entered a home and raped a woman. It appears the man did not know the woman, police said.

The suspect is described as a black male, possibly in his early 20s and approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall with a small build. He was wearing light-colored blue jeans, a black sweatshirt and a black ball cap.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Durham police at 919-560-4440, ext. 29324 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.


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