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Douglas County Sheriff: Girl awakes to find male intruder with his hands over her mouth

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ROSEBURG, Ore. - A girl awoke in her bed to find a man with his hands over her mouth early Sunday morning, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said.

The call was placed to the 9-1-1 center around 4:30 a.m.

The caller stated his juvenile daughter woke up to a male hovering over her with his hands covering her mouth.

The unknown male fled the house through a window.

The suspect was described as a young male, possibly a teenager, with short hair.

Deputies searched the area and conducted an investigation, which is ongoing.

Residents are urged to be vigilant and report any suspicious persons to local law enforcement.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff's office at (541) 440-4471 or email dcso.pio@co.douglas.or.us and reference case number 18-0210.

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