(KMOV) -- Wentzville police are investigating after reports that a woman was raped.
The incident allegedly happened around 1:30 a.m. on Monday at the Senior Apartments on Patricia Court.
The 59-year-old woman tells police that she confronted a man who was inside her apartment rifling through her purse.
That’s when the man allegedly raped her.
Police tell News 4 that the suspect had a weapon, but they won’t say what kind of weapon.
The suspect is described as a black man between 20 and 25 years old, 5’1” to 5’4” with a thin build. He was wearing winter-like clothing, including a black coat with white lettering on the back.
Wentzville police believe this is the first stranger rape in the city in eight years.