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Intruder touched woman taking shower in her home, Orlando police say

Man sought in attempted rape

A sketch is released in an attempted sexual battery in Orlando.
A sketch is released in an attempted sexual battery in Orlando.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando police are searching for a man who entered a home and touched a woman taking a shower while he was masturbating.

[VIDEO:  Local 6's Evan Lambert reports from Thornton Park]

The attempted rape occurred at 1:40 p.m. Friday in a home in the 1100 block of East Washington Street in Thornton Park.

According to Orlando police, the woman was taking a shower after going for a run.  While she was in the shower, an unknown man entered the home and touched her while performing a lewd act, police said.

The woman pushed the man out of the house, and he was last seen running south on North Mills Avenue.

The culprit was described as a black or Hispanic man about 5 feet 7 inches tall.  He was wearing blue jeans, a shirt with long sleeves and had a backpack.

Anyone with information about the man is asked to call Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS.

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