The attack happened at the woman’s home near Rancho Penasquitos Boulevard and Via del Sud at about 1:30 a.m. The intruder entered the home while the woman was sleeping. Police said he was armed with a handgun and covered his face with a towel.
The victim, who is not being identified because she is a sexual assault victim, said the man hit her and said he wanted sex.
“I told him you will have to kill me. I will not do what you want,” the victim told FOX 5 News.
The victim put up a struggle and the man fled.
The victim told investigators that the attacker thin and about 5 feet 10, wearing a dark hoodie, a striped shirt underneath and dark shorts. His ethnicity was not known.