Woman sexually assaulted taking out the trash on Christmas Eve

(Metro file photo)
(Metro file photo)

A 51-year-old woman was sexually assaulted on Christmas Eve as she was taking out the garbage, police said.

The woman was dragging the trash the curb of her West Philadelphia home, at the 700 block of South 51st Street around 5 a.m., when she was confronted by an unknown man, police said.

She was forced back into her home where the man physically and sexually assaulted her before he fled on foot, police said.

The man is described as a black male with a dark complexion, a 5’10″ frame and medium build. He wore a grey sweat suit with a hood, white hat and sneakers.

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