NORTHRIDGE ( — Police Tuesday released a sketch of a sexual assault suspect who is wanted in Northridge.

Around 10:30 p.m. on Feb. 2, a male suspect entered the home of an elderly woman and proceeded to drag her outside of the residence, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

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The suspect then attempted to sexually assault the woman before he fled from the area.

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Detectives described the suspect as an African American man who is believed to be between the ages of 30 to 40-years-old, stands 5-foot-8 tall and weighs around 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, a black shirt, black pants and black shoes.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Anyone with information regarding this incident has been urged to contact the Los Angeles Police Department’s Sexual Assault Detail at (818) 832-0918.