Police: Woman fights off burglar after he tries to sexually assault her inside home

- A woman fought off her attacker when he broke into her north Charlotte home overnight and tried to sexually assault her, police said. 

At 12:50 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16 officers were called to the 4500 block of Wynbrook Way for reports of a breaking and entering. 

Upon arrival, the woman told police she was asleep inside of her home when she was awoken by a man who attempted to sexually assault her. The woman said she got into a physical fight with the man, and he fled from the scene on foot. 

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 20 to 25 years old, around 6'0" tall with a thin build. Detectives with the Sexual Assault Unit are currently investigating this case. 

Anyone with information is asked to immediately call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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