Woman sexually assaulted in her home near North Hills Drive, Raleigh police say

Wake County News

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Raleigh police are investigating following a reported sexual assault at a home near North Hills Drive on April 7. 

Raleigh police released information about the April 7 assault on April 16. 

Officers responded to the home off North Hills Drive around 4 a.m. 

A victim told police she woke up to find a man in her home. She told police the suspect sexually assaulted her before leaving the scene. 

No suspect information was released. 

“No similar incident have been reported in the North Hills Drive area. recently, but we want to remind everyone to keep your doors and windows locked!” police said in a release. 

Raleigh police told CBS 17 officers are looking into the possibility this assault could be related to a sexual assault and robbery on Nov. 3 off Beacon Village Drive, which is located near the intersection of New Bern Avenue and New Hope Road. 

The 49-year-old female victim told investigators the suspect broke a sliding glass door to get inside her home before raping her. 

She said she tried to fight off the suspect but he “indicated he was armed with a knife,” police said. A neighbor told CBS 17 the attacker held the woman in her home for several hours.

If you know anything about this case, PLEASE HELP US by calling 919-834-HELP or texting ‘raleightips’ to 274637 (Raleigh Crime Stoppers)

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