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Young girl ripped from her bed, sexually assaulted in Conn.: police

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NEW BRITAIN, Conn. — Police in Connecticut are investigating the alleged sexual assault of a young girl who earlier this month was ripped from her bed in the middle of the night then returned home after the attack, WFSB reports.

The assailant pulled the girl, whose age was not released, through an unlocked bedroom window at her Broad Street home in New Britain, police told the station Wednesday. It happened during the early hours of Aug. 16. Police said the young victim was sexually assaulted then returned home.

Once an adult in the home realized what happened, officers were called, police said. The culprit has not been caught.

New Britain Police Chief Jim Wardwell told Eyewitness News evidence has been collected and “the state lab has been terrific.”

The attacker is described as man between the ages of 20 to 50 with light skin and a thin, dark-colored beard. The girl said he had short hair and spoke with an accent. He was wearing a dark-colored hat with a blue logo, similar to a lightning bolt.

Anyone with more information is asked to call the New Britain Police Department at 860-826-3000 or the department’s anonymous tip line at 860-826-3199.