CMPD is investigating a sexual assault that happened early Thursday in the Derita community in north Charlotte.
The incident was reported at 12:50 a.m. in the 4500 block of Wynbrook Way. When officers arrived, a victim told police she was asleep inside of her residence when she awoke to a male attempting to sexually assault her. The victim said she fought back and the man fled.
The suspect was described as black, approximately 20-25 years old with a thin build and 6 feet tall.
Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600, or visit the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com.