Woman attacked in Winston-Salem break-in; police tie suspect to previous break-in attempts

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Another victim has come forward in connection with a series of crimes tied to the same suspect, according to a news release from Winston-Salem police.

The video in this story reports on previous incidents tied to the same suspect.

On Wednesday at 10:11 p.m., officers were called to an apartment in the 2500 block of Salem Court.

The adult female victim told officers that a man broke into her apartment through a window and threatened her with a knife.

Police said the suspect then attacked the woman with a sexual motive.

The woman was able to get the knife away from the suspect and the suspect eventually ran from the apartment.

The victim was treated for minor injuries.

Detectives believe this is the same suspect tied to reports of creeping and attempted break-ins on at an apartment complex on Winston Court.

Anyone with information on these crimes is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (336) 727-2800.

(Surveillance photo of suspect)

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