Chapel Hill Police Seek Assailant in Attempted Rape
Posted February 21, 2007 3:13 p.m. EST
Updated February 21, 2007 5:18 p.m. EST
The victim, a Chapel Hill woman in her 50s, reported that she was walking on Umstead Drive near Bradley Road at about 10:15 p.m. Monday when an assailant grabbed her from behind and wrestled her into a wooded area.
Police said the man took her bag, which contained personal items, and ran off.
The assailant is described as a black male, 18 to 20 years old, who is about 6 feet tall with a slender build. He has short hair and no facial hair.
Anyone with information about the crime should call either the Chapel Hill Police Department at 919-968-2760 or CrimeStoppers at 919-942-7515.