Police: Woman woke up to find sex assault suspect on top of her
PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) - Philadelphia Police are looking to identify and locate a sexual assault suspect after police say a woman was assaulted in her apartment.
The incident occurred early Saturday morning around 6 a.m. on the 3400 block of Race Street.
Police say the 22-year-old victim woke up inside her apartment to find the suspect on top of her. She began struggling with the suspect who then forced her onto the floor and sexually assaulted her.
The victim ran from the apartment and contacted police when the suspect fell asleep. The suspect fled before police arrived.
Police have described the suspect as a black male between the ages of 25-30, standing 5'8" with medium complexion, a medium build, and short hair.
Anyone with information about the incident or the suspect is asked to contact police.