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Miami police release sketch of Design District-area rapist

Police released a composite sketch of a man who sexually assaulted a woman in her home near Miami's Design District.

The gunman knocked at the door of her home in the 400 block of NE 37th Street, about 9:30 a.m., Friday.

The man forced his way in, after she opened the door, and sexually assaulted her several times. He grabbed several "personal items" and left the home.

The woman described the attacker as being about 5 feet 9 inches tall and 145 pounds.

Detectives asked anyone with information to call the Miami police Special Victims Unit at 305-603-6300 or Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.

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