Woman attacked, sexually assaulted in her own backyard in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A woman smoking a cigarette outside her house Monday morning said she was attacked and sexually assaulted.

The woman said she was in her backyard on Diamond Rim Drive in Colorado Springs at 11:15 a.m. when a man wearing all black attacked her.

She told police the man hit her in the face and pushed her to the ground.

The man held her a knife-point while he removed her clothes and sexually assaulted her, according to the police report.

The man got away, the woman was able to call police.

The attacker was wearing a black ski mask that completely covered his face. He was also wearing black gloves, a black shirt and black pants. Police said they are investigating.

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