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Appleton Police Search for Sexual Assault Suspect

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Appleton Police Search for Sexual Assault Suspect

CREATED Aug. 20, 2012

APPLETON, Wis.--The Appleton Police Department is investigating what officers call a home entry and sexual assault case. The incident happened around 2:50 Sunday morning.

The victim, an adult woman, told investigators that an unknown man walked into her home through an unlocked door and sexually assaulted her at knife-point. The man was then scared away by others inside the house.

Officers are looking for a white man, 30-to-40 years old with short hair and a receding hairline. He was short in height and had a muscular build. The victim said she smelled a strong tobacco smoke odor.

Anyone having information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Sgt. Dan  Tauber at 832-5500.  Those wishing to remain anonymous may contact We-Tip at 1-800- 782-7463 or via E-mail at