Burglar sexually assaults woman in Edgewood

EDGEWOOD, Md. - Harford County authorities turned to the public for help Tuesday to solve an early morning burglary that turned into a sexual assault.

A 34-year-old woman living in the 1700 block of Crimson Tree Way in Edgewood was attacked by a burglar.

She found the man dressed in all black going through her purse in her dining room at about 5:10 a.m. He grabbed her, hit her in the face and began to sexually assault her. No other description of the burglar was provided. 

The woman suffered some injuries, but declined medical treatment.

From the Harford County Sheriff’s Office:

Detectives are seeking any information to help identify the suspect or anyone who may have observed suspicious activity in the area. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division at 410-836-5442; or anonymous qualifying tips submitted to Metro Crime Stoppers leading to an arrest and indictment for these felony crimes may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000. Call 1-866-7LOCKUP or Text CRIMES(274637) Begin text with MCS then add your tip. All information will be kept confidential. 

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