It reportedly happened around noon on Angier Avenue between U.S. 70 and Miami Boulevard.
A woman told officers that a man approached her in a wooded area and forced her inside her house where he sexually assaulted her.
She suffered minor injuries and was treated on the scene.
The man was described as a thin African American man wearing a light-colored shirt.
Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Gill at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29324 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200.