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Reward Offered For Information About Durham Assault

Posted September 20, 2001

— Durham police investigators are asking for information about a woman who was found injured Wednesday morning on South Alston Avenue near N.C. 54.

The victim, whose name has not been released because her family has not been notified, suffered serious head injuries and was admitted to Duke Hospital.

Officers received a call at 5:10 a.m. about a woman slumped in the road in the 4600 block of South Alston Avenue. The woman was unresponsive when officers arrived.

The woman is described as white, in her early 40s, 5 feet, 9 inches tall, and 155 pounds. She has hazel eyes, shoulder-length brown hair, and a tattoo of a flowering vine around her left wrist. She was wearing black stretch leggings, a black T-shirt with glitter on the front, and sandals.

Investigators are asking that anyone who saw the woman in the area or who saw a suspicious vehicle or activity near South Alston Avenue and N.C. 54 early Wednesday call Investigator M.E. Harris at 560-4440, ext. 236, or CrimeStoppers at 683-1200.

CrimeStoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,200 for information leading to an arrest.


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