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Leesburg Police Department authorities say the Criminal Investigation Section is investigating a residential burglary and sexual assault that occurred early Oct. 10 at a residence in the 400 block of Evans Ridge Terrace NE.

At approximately 12:13 a.m., Leesburg dispatchers reportedly received a call of the burglary and sexual assault. A woman reported that she woke up to a man standing in her bedroom. The man exposed himself and then inappropriately touched the victim over her clothing, according to authorities. The suspect fled the residence after being told to leave.

The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male, slender build, in his late teens to early 20s, medium height, clean shaven, with medium length curly dark hair and possibly wearing a red T-shirt.

Authorities say there were no signs of forced entry.

The incident remains under investigation by the Leesburg Police Department. Anyone with information about the situation who has not already spoken to law enforcement is asked to contact Detective M. Kadric at 703-771-4500 or at mkadric@leesburgva.gov. Anyone who wants to remain anonymous can call the Leesburg Crime Line at 703-443-TIPS (8477). Information can also be sent using TIPSUBMIT via text -- text 274637 (CRIMES) and begin your message with LPDTIP.


Clarification: This story has been updated with new information from the Leesburg Police Department.

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