Skip to main content

Woman sexually assaulted after break-in, police seek suspect

  • Author:
  • Updated:

A man accused of breaking into a woman's Minneapolis home and sexually assaulting her is on the loose, WCCO reports.

Police say around 5 a.m. Tuesday, the suspect cut the screen of an unlocked window to get inside the home near East 31st Street and 18th Avenue South. After attacking the woman, the man fled.

He's described as a black man, about 20 to 30 years old, between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall with a medium build. KSTP says the man had a goatee and was wearing a black hat and a black New York Knicks letterman jacket.

The Star Tribune reports the woman did not know the suspect. Police are referring to the incident as a "stranger attack."

Anyone with information is asked to call Minneapolis police at (612) 673-2881.

Next Up

St. Cloud Times

St. Cloud Times writing staff hit by Gannett budget cuts

Mass layoffs were expected at Gannett-owned outlets across the country.


Pool company sued by AG for allegedly scamming homeowners out of $1M-plus

According to the lawsuit, 17 Minnesota homeowners were affected by this scam.


Late cancellation of music festival leaves bad blood in Two Harbors

The cancellation announcement says the promoter walked away from the gig after being harassed by some local residents.

Screen Shot 2022-08-12 at 1.58.08 PM

Fatal crash shuts down southbound I-35 north of Twin Cities

A massive backup has built in wake of the fatal crash.

Christopher Keyes

Prolific speeder charged in crash that killed woman, 75, in Plymouth

The man has seven speeding tickets dating back to 2019.

minneapolis police

Hunt for suspect who broke into apartment, fatally stabbed man

The homicide is the 57th to happen this year in the city.

minnesota state fair

How to save money at the Minnesota State Fair this year

The fair released its money-saving tips Thursday, including on parking, admission and entertainment.

Motel 6 Rochester

Threat of 'potential overdoses' among youths prompts Motel 6 raid

Rochester police says fentanyl pills were among the items seized.