Woman Woken by Masked Stranger, Sexually Assaulted

A woman was awoken in the middle of the night and sexually assaulted by a masked stranger armed with a knife.

The victim reported the assault occurred around 5 a.m. Saturday morning at her apartment in the 4200 block of 7th Street SE. She said the stranger left after sexually assaulting her.

He's described as a black man, standing between 5'3" to 5'7", wearing black clothing and a black mask. He had a silver knife, police said. 

If you have any information, call police at 202-727-9099.

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