Police officials in Miami Beach are searching for a man who allegedly broke into a woman’s home and sexually assaulted her as she slept on the couch.
Officers say the incident happened Sunday morning at the home near 83rd Street and Crespi Boulevard.
The victim told authorities that she was asleep and awoke to the man assaulting her. After he allegedly refused to stop despite her screams, the woman was able to escape the apartment and scream for help as the suspect fled the scene.
Police say the person they are looking for is a white or Hispanic male between 20 and 25 years of age, between 5’7” and 5’9” while weighing 160 lbs. with a thin build and wearing a dark unzipped hooded sweatshirt and jeans.
The victim said she also had both an iPhone and small amount of cash stolen.
Anyone with information is asked to call Miami Beach Police of Miami-Dade CrimeStoppers.