COPY-Burglar sexually assaults woman in west Charlotte, police say

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Police are looking for a burglar who they say broke into a woman's apartment in west Charlotte and sexually assaulted her early Sunday morning.

The incident happened around 3:30 a.m. in the Westerly Hills neighborhood on Meredith Avenue.

The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment.

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the suspect is described as a heavy-set man with a "big belly" and he is about 5'10" tall.  He was wearing dark shorts and a dark t-shirt.

If you know anything about this incident, call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or 704-353-0094.

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