Police investigating rape in Central West End

ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – St. Louis police are also investigating a rape that occurred on Boyle in the Central West End. Police say a 26-year-old woman was sleeping in her second story bedroom when a man climbed in through a first floor window and assaulted her.

Police say the assailant put a pillow over the woman’s face, implied he had a weapon, and told her not to scream or he would kill her.

After the attack the man fled the apartment.

If you have any information on the case, please call the St. Louis police.