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Durham woman attacked while walking dog was found unconscious

Posted December 10, 2017 10:23 a.m. EST
Updated July 13, 2018 11:17 a.m. EDT

Police searching for suspects who sexually assaulted Durham woman

— A woman was found unconscious on Saturday after she was reportedly sexually assaulted near a wooded area while walking her dog.

Officers with the Durham Police Department said the 32-year-old victim was walking her dog near a wooded area in the 5300 block of Penrith Drive between 5 and 6 p.m. when she was attacked. Officials said she was later found lying in the grass unconscious.

Investigators have identified two persons of interest who were in the area around the time of the incident. Both are described as men in their mid 20s to early 30s wearing red and gray coats.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator J. Sandoval at 919-560-4440 extension 29461 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.