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Durham Police Investigate Sexual Assault

Posted October 22, 2002

— Durham police are investigating a sexual assault that happened late Monday in the 1100 block of Jacob Street.

The victim was walking on Jacob Street around 10:30 p.m. when two men came up behind her and dragged her behind an abandoned house, where they sexually assaulted her, police said. They said one man was armed with a silver knife.

One man is described as black, 5 feet, 8 inches tall and 200 pounds. He had short braided hair and was wearing a dark shirt and blue pants.

The second man is described as black, 6 feet tall and 200 pounds. He had short braided hair and was wearing a dark shirt and black pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Durham Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division at 560-4440 or CrimeStoppers at 683-1200.

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