Elderly woman sexually assaulted, robbed in her Clay County home

Posted at 3:44 PM, May 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-16 16:44:54-04

Clay County law officers want to find a man who sexually assaulted and robbed a woman last week.

The incident happened about 10 a.m., May 12, near F Highway and King Road in a rural part of the county, according to a news release from the Clay County Sheriff's Department.

The attacker took the woman's purse.

He's described as white, in his late 30's or early 40's and may have worn a maroon short sleeve shirt, according to the news release.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Clay County Sheriff's Department at 816-407-3700 or the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).