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Suspect arrested for sexual assault of elderly woman in Baltimore, sources say

Posted at 3:28 PM, Jul 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-12 15:55:35-04

BALTIMORE — Canton Community Association says Baltimore police told them that a suspect has been arrested in connection to the sexual assault of an elderly woman in their neighborhood.

According to BPD, the assault happened the morning of June 8 in the area of Clinton Street and Elliott Street. Police said the 79-year-old woman told investigators that she was approached by a man asking for help when she was lured into a house in the 3200 block of Elliott Street, where she was physically and sexually assaulted.

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The Canton neighborhood has since stepped up to support the woman by collecting letters to help her get through the incident that not only impacted her, but shook her community.

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WMAR-2 News reached out to police who said the suspect has not been officially charged.

We will continue to update this story as it becomes available.