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Woman sexually assaulted during Thursday home invasion

Memphis Police say a woman was raped during a home invasion inside an apartment complex Thursday.

The attack happened inside an apartment at the Madison at Cypress Lakes, formerly known as the Watergrove Apartments, a sprawling complex on Quince Road near Kirby Parkway.

Officials said the attacked happened when an armed man knocked a woman's apartment door.  When she answered, he barged in an sexually assaulted her.

A male witness inside the apartment was not hurt.

"We're trying to canvas the apartment complex to determine if anyone saw anything between 11:30am and 12:00pm," Memphis Police spokesperson Lt. Monique Martin said. "We did get the call around noon this afternoon."

The victim was taken to a rape crisis center.  Police believe the suspect left the scene on foot. 

Investigators are working to determine if the man was connected to home invasion that took place in another part of town on Wednesday.

Stay with WMCTV.com for updates on this story. 

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