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Police were called to an apartment in the 13700 block of Merrybrook Court around 5:30 a.m. on Saturday.

An investigation determined the victim, a 23-year-old woman, awoke to find a man in her bedroom. The suspect displayed a weapon and sexually assaulted the victim then fled from the home. The victim did not require medical treatment.

The suspect is described as a man, unknown race, with a light complexion. He is about six feet tall with a large build. He was wearing a black tank top, khaki cargo shorts and a light-colored cloth wrapped around his head that covered his face.

It appears the suspect forced entry through a locked door. Other family members were home but were not injured.

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