21-year-old woman wakes to find burglar rubbing her leg

Eugene police is investigating a burglary in which a 21-year-old woman awoke to find a man rubbing her leg in Eugene’s West University Neighborhood early Friday morning, according to Eugene police.

The intruder reportedly broke into the woman’s apartment on the 1500 block of Mill Street on Friday at 4:50 a.m.

Her roommate reported the incident and that the man fled after the woman threatened him with pepper spray to the Eugene Police Department according to the EPD personal safety report.

The intruder is described as a black male in his 20s. He wore a black or blue ball cap, a red, long sleeve shirt or jacket and blue jeans, police said.

In light of the incident, police are reminding residents to lock their doors as a precaution.

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