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.
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.
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.