Masked man tried to sexually assault woman while she was sleeping, police say

One person has been transported to the hospital following a home invasion and assault in east Charlotte early Thursday morning, police said. 

The incident occurred at a house Thursday, June 27 in the 4300 block of Briarhill Road.

Police tell FOX 46 that a suspect broke into the home and an assault took place inside. The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

CMPD police officers and detectives remain at the scene Thursday morning. No word on a suspect description at this time. 

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