Assault on Woodcroft Trail 8-7-16 around 4:30 p.m

Chimney Ridge & Highgate Dr. area

A female was jogging Sunday afternoon when a young black male jogged past her from behind and grabbed her buttocks. The male then jogged into the Woodwinds subdivision. Suspect is believed to be in his late teens early 20`s, black male, approximately 6’0”, thin, muscular build, with high top hairstyle. The suspect was wearing no shirt and light blue long gym shorts.

Anyone with information please contact Inv. Stevenson at 919-560-4583 ext. * 29360 or Sergeant Johnson at 919-560-4583 ext. *29539

The Durham Police Department would like to share the following personal safety tips:
• Be aware of your surroundings
• Call 911 to report any suspicious activities
• Do not walk alone
• Try to remain in well-lit areas
• Trust your instincts
• Do not walk/run with earbuds or headphones
• Bring a cell phone

Vehicle Break-ins Parking Lots near American Tobacco Trail

Six vehicle break-ins have occurred over the last month in the parking lots adjacent to the trail- 7600 Block of Fayetteville Rd and 511 Scott King Rd. All of the vehicles were locked, but valuables were left inside.

The Durham Police Department offers the following vehicle break-in crime prevention tips:
• Do not leave packages in plain view inside your vehicle. Put them in the trunk or cover them up.
• Do not leave valuables in your vehicle
• Keep a record of serial numbers for electronics
• Keep your vehicle in a well-lighted area
• Report suspicious activity to 911
• Secure your vehicle at all times. Lock your doors


Captain M. K. Bond
Executive Officer to the Chief of Police
Durham Police Department
505 W. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, NC 27701
O:  919-560-4322 (*29202)
F:  919-560-4971