A woman was assaulted when she interrupted a home burglary in New Fairfield on Tuesday and State Police are looking for her attacker.
The attack happened on Newfane Road, according to state police.
Police said they believe the man was already inside the house to commit a burglary when the woman entered the home.
She called police at 10:15 a.m. and state troopers and local officers responded to the scene.
The victim was transported to Danbury Hospital to be treated of injuries.
State police said they recovered physical and forensic evidence, but the man remains at large.
The victim described the attacker as approximately 30 years old, 5-feet-9 to 6-feet tall, with brown eyes and no facial hair.
He was wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, low-rider blue jeans and black sneakers.
Detectives believe that the man was seen walking around the area about one week before the burglary and assault.
Troopers are asking anyone who noticed an individual matching the description of the suspect or anything suspicious in the Newfane Road area of New Fairfield or the surrounding area to call the State Police Western District Major Crime Detectives at (203) 696-2569 or the New Fairfield Resident State Troopers Office at (203) 312-5701.
All calls will be kept confidential.