Police Search for Man Who Assaulted Woman in West Haven

A man sexually assaulted a woman in her car in West Haven, Connecticut, early Sunday morning and police are trying to identify him.

Police said the woman was coming home from work around 2 a.m. and the man sexually assaulted her after she pulled into the driveway of her Gilbert Street home, forcing her back into her car and assaulting her.

After the assault, the man ran from Gilbert Street to Bristol Street.

He is described as around 35 years old, with a large nose that was red and shoulder-length blonde hair that was curling under a maroon baseball cap. He was wearing gray pants and boots.

Police have increased their presence in the Allingtown neighborhoods and ask anyone with information to call police.

Authorities warn people not to approach the man because he should be considered dangerous.

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