Wilton Manors police search for man who assaulted woman during robbery



Wilton Manors police are searching for a man who forced his way into a local woman’s home demanding money Wednesday afternoon, then beat and sexually assaulted her.

The attack happened on Northwest Ninth Terrace at about 2:30 p.m., and the man fled on foot toward Powerline Road, according to a police news release.

Police do not believe he was armed, said Wilton Manors police spokesman Shawn Chadwick.

Investigators have declined to release further details of the case at this point.

They have asked anyone with information to call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.

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