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Reward offered in Durham home invasion

Posted February 4, 2010 4:13 p.m. EST

— A Crime Stoppers reward is being offered for information about a home invasion and assault on Jan. 23 on Clark Street in Durham.

The victim, a 25-year-old woman, told officers that two men kicked her front door in around 1:40 a.m. They demanded money and punched her several times in the head and face, police said.

The woman escaped by jumping out of a window. She was taken to Duke University Hospital for treatment of her injuries.

The men took the victim’s purse, wallet and laptop computer.

The suspects were described as two black men in their late teens or early 20s. They were wearing hoodies and dark jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call authorities at 919-560-4582, ext. 29239 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.