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Man who sexually assaulted 88-year-old Phoenix woman on the l - Residents of a Phoenix neighborhood are shaken and concerned after a man sexually assaulted an 88-year-old woman.
PHOENIX -- Residents of a Phoenix neighborhood are shaken and concerned after a man sexually assaulted an 88-year-old woman.
It happened early Tuesday morning in the woman's home near Bell Road and 28th Street.
According to police, the woman was in her bedroom when she heard dogs start barking. It was about 3 a.m.
The woman walked out of her bedroom and saw the suspect, who was already inside the house.
The man pulled her into the bathroom and sexually assaulted her.
Police have been warning people in the neighborhood to be vigilant and lock their doors.
The woman is recovering.
"She's frail, but she's strong," said one neighbor. "She looked like she was fit."
The suspect is described as a light-skinned man between 20 and 30 years old. He was wearing a mask, a baseball cap and gloves.