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Man seriously injured in assault at Durham apartment

Posted November 22, 2009 7:01 a.m. EST
Updated November 23, 2009 5:56 a.m. EST

— A man is in serious condition after being cut during an assault at an apartment at 1503 Chapel Hill Road late Saturday, Durham police said.

The man, whose name hasn't been released, had a laceration on his neck. Investigators believe that he was cut inside Apartment D and that his assailant left shortly before police arrived at 11 p.m.

The victim was transported to Duke University Medical Center. Police said he was in serious but stable condition after undergoing surgery.

Police have not identified a suspect or determined a motive in the case.

Anyone with information about the assault should call Investigator J. Werner at 919-560-4910, ext. 2987 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.