PD: Woman sexually assaulted, robbed at knifepoint in Fairfield - WFSB 3 Connecticut

PD: Woman sexually assaulted, robbed at knifepoint in Fairfield

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Fairfield police. (WFSB photo) Fairfield police. (WFSB photo)
FAIRFIELD, CT (WFSB) -

Police in Fairfield are investigating after a woman said she was sexually assaulted and robbed at knifepoint on Saturday night.

The victim said she was walking on Reef Road just after 10 p.m. from the train station when a man attacked her.

Officers tracked shoe imprints in the snow, and a trail of blood, and located the suspect a short distance away.

The man was taken into custody.

He has an extensive criminal history, including convictions for robbery, sexual assault, carjacking, rape, narcotics sale, and burglary in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and Connecticut.

His identity has not yet been released by police.

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