Thursday, October 8, 2009

Sleeping Philadelphia Woman Attacked By Intruder

Philadelphia Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault in the West Oak Lane section of the city.Authorities say the victim told police she was asleep in her bed in the 1100 block of Sydney Street when she awoke at about 2:30 a.m. to find a strange man standing over her.

The victim reported the male, who was armed with a butcher's knife, covered her head and bound her hands and sexually assaulted her.

Following the alleged assault, police said the suspect robbed the victim of $210 and a bank card before fleeing the scene.

The suspect is described as a black male in his late 20s to early 30s who appeared to weigh approximately 140 pounds and stood about 5'9" to 5'10" tall.According to sources, the victim was disabled and relied on her wheelchair as her primary mode of transportation.

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