The suspect is described as a 6-foot tall black man, weighing between 150 and 170 pounds. He was wearing a black shirt, black baggy pants, a black ski mask and black gloves.
Officers said the assault occurred at Lenoxplace Apartments on Lenoxplace Circle around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday.
Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call the Garner Police Department at 919-772-8810 or Garner Crime Stoppers at 919-226-2746.
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