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Durham Man Sought in Day-Long Beating

Posted February 27, 2007 9:42 p.m. EST
Updated February 28, 2007 1:38 p.m. EST

— Police Tuesday asked the public's help in locating a man they say beat a woman for a day last weekend, putting her in Duke Hospital in critical condition.

Charles Michael Parker, 35, is accused of second-degree kidnapping, assault by strangulation, assault inflicting serious injury and felony habitual assault, police said.

They said Parker beat and kicked a 51-year-old woman over a 12-hour period on Feb. 23 inside an apartment at 2003 House Ave.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Durham police at 919-560-4910 or CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200.