An increase of break and enters in the City's West end, has resulted in Police issuing a Public Safety alert about a potential sex offender.
Police say just after 3, Thursday morning... a man entered a home on Fernalroy Boulevard through a living room window.
A 54 year-old woman was inside at the time and says the suspect grabbed her by the throat and pushed her onto the bed.
She managed to get away and the suspect fled in a blue sedan.
The man is described as white, 5'10, 150 pounds with dark brown hair and he was wearing black pants, a grey shirt and a black face mask.