Police are investigating after a 28-year-old woman awoke to find a man on top of her in her Auckland home.
The offender entered the woman's Avondale home in Rosebank around 7am yesterday and his victim was left traumatised.
"This incident was very distressing for the victim and we are continuing to provide her with the appropriate support," says Detective Senior Sergeant Marcia Murray.
Evidence was seized for forensic examination following a scene investigation yesterday.
Police have spoken to the victim, but want to speak to anyone who saw suspicious activity in the Rosebank area between 5:30 and 7am yesterday.
Police advise residents to be vigilant, ensure their properties are secure, and to report any suspicious activity.
Anyone with information can contact Avondale police on (09) 820 5700 or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.