MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities in the south Twin Cities metro are seeking a suspect after a woman was assaulted in her home earlier this month.

Apple Valley police say the incident happened on April 1. Police say a suspect approached a residence and knocked on the door. A woman answered, and the man tried to sell her a cell phone.

apple valley assault suspect Police: Suspect Forces Way Into Apple Valley Home, Assaults Woman

(credit: Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension)

Authorities say the suspect then forced his way into the home, and assaulted the woman. Police say the suspect is described as a black male about 5 feet 11 inches to 6 feet, 1 inch tall with a medium build. The ma was wearing a diamond stud earring and a dark colored hooded sweatshirt at the time of the incident.

Anyone who can identify the man or with information about the incident should contact detective Tommie Booth at (952) 953-2872.


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