NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A woman living in the Bayou St. John neighborhood says she was raped by a man who broke into her home Wednesday morning. The incident happened shortly before 8 a.m. in the 800 block of N. Lopez near the corner of St. Ann Street.
The woman told police an armed stranger got into her house, possibly through an unlocked door. Once inside, she says the man first robbed her, then sexually assaulted her before fleeing the scene. The New Orleans Police Department has classified the incident as an aggravated rape. The only description given on the suspect is that he has a dark complexion. Stay tuned for fox8live.com and Fox 8 News for more on this developing story.