Man charged after woman allegedly finds stranger in bedroom

Watch above: A woman awoke Tuesday to find an armed man standing over her bed.  Catherine McDonald reports. 

TORONTO – Police have charged a man with four offences including sexual assault after a woman reportedly confronted an intruder in her bedroom early Tuesday morning.

Officers were called to a residence on Lyndhurt Avenue in the Bathurst and St. Clair Avenue West area around 6:30 a.m. for a break and enter.

Police arrived to find a 27-year-old woman with minor injuries from a confrontation she allegedly had with a man in her bedroom.

Police are unsure about the motive but are calling it a possible home invasion.

The man has been taken in for questioning and charged with four offences including break and enter, sexual assault with a weapon, possession of break and enter instruments and possession of property obtained by crime.

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He is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday for a bail hearing.

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