Woman Attacked and Sexually Assaulted in Apartment

Attacker posed as maintenance worker

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An attacker who posed as an apartment building maintenance worker is on the loose after he forced his way into a woman’s home and sexually assaulted her, according to Philadelphia Police Thursday.

The attack happened at the Penn Manor Apartments on the 7100 block of Oxford Avenue in the Burholme section of Philadelphia.

The woman, who is in her 30s, was asleep when she was woken by a knock on her door. When she opened her door, the man forced his way in and raped her.

He was 5’9”, 220 lbs with a receding hairline and wearing grey work clothes.

The woman was taken to the hospital where a rape test was given.

Police are investigating the incident.

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