CLAY COUNTY, Mo.- According to a report from the Clay County Sheriff’s Department, detectives are investigating a residential burglary and sexual assault that was reported on Friday, May 10, 2017, at about 10:00 a.m., in the area of F Highway and King Road in rural Clay County.

The suspect is being described as a white male in his late 30’s or early 40’s possibly wearing a maroon short sleeved shirt. The victim is being described as an elderly female who’s black leather purse was taken.

Clay County police officials are requesting information from anyone who was in the area of F Highway and King Road that morning and noticed a suspicious vehicle or person walking.

The investigation remains active and no additional information is available at this time. The identity of the elderly woman has not been released.