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UPDATE: Person of interest in sex assault case contacts police

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ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) -

UPDATE:  Rochester police say a person of interest in the case has now contacted them.

Tuesday afternoon RPD says the person made contact after seeing himself in media coverage of the case.

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Rochester police are looking for help in identifying a person of interest in a sexual assault case.

Police are investigating an assault that occurred around 10 o'clock Sunday morning on the two hundred block of 1st Avenue Northwest. Police say a man used a ruse to enter a woman's home and then assaulted her.

The victim did not know her attacker.

The woman describes the man as black, thin, and about 30-years-old. He wore dark pants and a red sweatshirt.

Nearby surveillance cameras captured an image of a man matching the suspect's description.

Police are asking if anyone knows who the man might be to please contact Investigator Ryan Edge at 507-328-6898.

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