Man allegedly breaks into house via roof, rapes woman

The suspect removed tiles from the roof to gain entry into the house.

PETALING JAYA - A woman was raped after an armed intruder broke into her house in Kajang Utama here.

In the 11.30am incident, the victim was home alone when the suspect, believed to be a man aged between 28 and 30, broke into her house through the kitchen roof on Saturday.

Kajang OCPD Asst Comm Willey Richard said the suspect threatened the woman with a knife.

"The victim was in her room when she heard a person ringing the doorbell several times, but she chose to ignore him as she did not know who the person was.

"Five minutes later, the victim was shocked to see that the man in her room. He tied her hands behind her back before raping her," he said.

The victim immediately called a relative about the incident after the suspect left.

ACP Willey said the man carted away with three rings, five necklaces, an earring, a handphone and RM70 (S$24).

Prior to the incident, the suspect had told a guard that he needed to enter the residential area to repair a faulty telephone line.

Police have released a photofit of the man based on the victim's description.

The man is believed to be tall, tan and was wearing a grey pants and T-shirt at the time of the incident.