Man entered Burlington home through unlocked window, sexually assaulted woman in shower

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BURLINGTON, N.C. -- A Burlington woman was sexually assaulted Sunday evening by a man who entered the home through an unlocked window while she was in the shower, according to Burlington Police.

Composite drawing of suspect in Burlington assault.

Composite drawing of suspect in Burlington assault.

Officers responded to a reported breaking and entering at the victim's home on Sunday evening.

The victim told police she was in the shower when a man entered the home through an unlocked window. The suspect assaulted the victim while she was in the shower, police said.

The victim was able to get away from the suspect and ran to a neighbor's house for help. She told police she did not know the suspect.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5'8" to 5'10," 130-150 lbs., 18-23 years old, a close hair cut in the style approximately 1/2 inch in length and a full beard. He was last seen wearing a black shirt with red, green and yellow stripes, black pants and black shoes.

The victim was not injured during the attack, police said.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact the Burlington Police Department at 336-229-3500 or Alamance County Crime Stoppers at 336-229-7100.



  • Concerned citizen

    Burlington pd needs to step it up! I’m curious what the crime rate is in Burlington???? It has to be getting bad 😳

  • 2Cents

    The victim was not injured. is that right?? So the fact that she was sexually assaulted is just too bad, huh?
    Crappy reporting Fox8!

  • jcales1

    What do you want them to say? The victim was not injured but suffered emotional trauma and will forever be in therapy? I really don’t see an issue with the reporting.

  • burlington

    dude, n comes to my house, you better have insurance, cause I got 12 reasons you need to move on……ex military, got weapons in every room, maybe paranoid to some, but you know what, im prepared…….

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