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Reward Offered for Information About Durham Home Invasion

Posted June 6, 2003 7:55 a.m. EDT

— Durham police are asking for information about a home invasion that occurred Thursday afternoon at Oak Tree Apartments, 1212 West Chapel Hill Street.

Police said two men pushed their way into an apartment shortly after 12:30 p.m. and robbed the resident of cash at gunpoint. A toddler was pushed to the ground during the incident, but was not seriously injured.

The two men fled in a red, 2-door car with a North Carolina license plate.

One suspect was described as a black male, approximately 25 years old, 5 feet 6 inches tall with a small beard. The second suspect was described as a black male, 20 years old, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall and wearing a blue doo-rag. Both men were wearing white T-shirts and dark blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator K.R. Alston at (919) 560-4440, ext. 247, or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases.