Hanien Alchahal also lives on the street and is afraid to go outside at night since the incident."It makes me a little bit more uncomfortable now because I can't go out during the night I can't open the door and all of that," Alchahal said.
The man indicated he was addicted to drugs and alcohol and that he has a family, police said.
He also sexually assaulted her, police said."This has never happened that I recall -- and we just don't have any problems in this area," said Larry Johnson, who lives nearby.
Residents should also keep their garage doors closed, even when they're home, police said.
Anyone with information on the man is asked to contact the West Chester Police Department at 513-777-2231.
The man told the victim that her roof needed repair work, according to Crimestoppers.