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Woman Allegedly Sexually Assaulted In Her Own Home, Police Search For Suspect

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Woodsfield Police continue to search for a man who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman in her own home.

Police Chief Chuck Hamilton says the woman discovered the man had walked into her house at 6:30 a.m. Monday.

The chief says the man sexually assaulted the woman, but she managed to get away from him.

She reportedly ran into a bedroom and came out with a shotgun, pointing it at the man, who then fled on foot.

The woman was taken to a local hospital, and she has been released.

Chief Hamilton says the white male is approximately five-feet ten inches tall, weighing about 180-190 pounds.

At the time of the assault, he was reportedly wearing a black jacket and a black full face ski mask.

Anyone with information or ideas about the man's identity is urged to call Woodsfield Police at (740) 472-5771.