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

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