Durham Police Investigate Domestic Assault and Parental Kidnapping
Today around 1:30 am, Durham Police Officers responded to a domestic call in the 3200 block of Myra
St. The victim, a 24-year-old female, was transported to Duke with serious but non-life-threatening
injuries resulting from a stabbing. The suspect, Emerson Melendez Rivas, a 22-year-old Hispanic male,
left with their 2-year-old son, Jeremy Rivas -Munoz. He was last seen driving in a blue sedan possibly a
Toyota Camry. He is considered armed and dangerous. An amber alert has been issued. If located,
please contact 911 immediately.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Investigator David Vereen at (919)560-
4440 or call CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information
leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.