The victim, whose name has not been released because her family has not beennotified, suffered serious head injuries and was admitted to Duke Hospital.
Officers received a call at 5:10 a.m. about a woman slumped in the road in the 4600 block of South Alston Avenue. The woman was unresponsive when officers arrived.
The woman is described as white, in her early 40s, 5 feet, 9 inches tall, and 155 pounds. She has hazel eyes, shoulder-length brown hair, and a tattoo of a flowering vine around her left wrist. She was wearing black stretch leggings, a black T-shirt with glitter on the front, and sandals.
Investigators are asking that anyone who saw the woman in the area or who saw a suspicious vehicle or activity near South Alston Avenue and N.C. 54 early Wednesday call Investigator M.E. Harris at 560-4440, ext. 236, or CrimeStoppers at 683-1200.
CrimeStoppers is offering a reward of up to$1,200 for information leading to an arrest.
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