Local News

Durham Police Seek Public's Help About Assault

Posted September 19, 2007 1:03 p.m. EDT
Updated September 19, 2007 3:30 p.m. EDT

— Durham police are asking for information about an assault that occurred on Tuesday.

Officers said a woman told them she was walking on Washington Street near West Club Boulevard when she noticed Dallas Latae Kelly, 36, of Chapel Hill Road, lying off the roadway.

The woman took Kelly to Durham Regional Hospital, where he remained hospitalized Wednesday afternoon with severe head injuries. Police said Kelly appeared to have been struck in the face and head with an unknown object.

Authorities said they want to question anyone who might have talked to Kelly during the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Anyone with information about the assault should contact Durham police at 919-560-4582 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.