Man Sought After Dragging Elderly Woman From Northridge Home, Attempting to Sexually Assault Her: LAPD

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A sketch was released Tuesday of a man accused of dragging an elderly woman from her Northridge home and attempting to sexually assault her, according to police.

The LAPD released this sketch on Feb. 16, 2016, of a man accused of attempting to sexually assault a woman in Northridge.

The LAPD released this sketch on Feb. 16, 2016, of a man accused of attempting to sexually assault a woman in Northridge.

The woman, who police only described as elderly, was dragged from her residence around 10:30 p.m. on Feb. 2, according to a Los Angeles Police Department news release.

Police would only described the incident location as Northridge.

The man attempted to sexually assault the victim before fleeing the area.

He was described as being a black man, about 30 to 40 years old, standing about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing about 180 pounds.

He was last seen wearing a jacket, shirt, pants and shoes -- all the color black.

Anyone with information was asked to contact Devonshire Detective Scott Scheff at 818-832-0918. During nonbusiness hours or on weekends, calls can be made to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).