Burglar sought after entering sleeping girl's bedroom in Riverside

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KABC) -- Riverside police have released a composite sketch of a male burglar who allegedly entered a young girl's bedroom and ran after she began screaming for help.

Authorities responded to the 6800 block of Comstock Avenue at about 4:45 a.m. Saturday after a caller reported a subject had broken into a residence.

The girl in the home awoke to find the burglar standing in her bedroom, police said. He fled after she screamed for help.

Investigators believe the man may be connected to an attempted sexual assault in August. The incident occurred under similar circumstances at another home in the neighborhood.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on this incident was urged to contact Detective Everth Bercian by phone at (951) 353-7950 or email at ebercian@riversideca.gov.
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