(WXYZ) - A neighborhood in Romulus is on alert after police say an elderly woman was sexually assaulted Tuesday morning.
Police say some other attacks could also be unreported.
The victim in this case is a 72-year-old woman who lives in the Meadows subdivision near Middlebelt and Inkster.
One neighbor tells us she is now terrified having learned about this tragic attack.
"I'm a grandmother of 10, mother of 4 and great grandmother of 8,"said neighbor Fay Gordon. "What is this world coming to that you cannot live in your home and be safe?"
The Michigan State Police have also joined the case and are now processing evidence.
WATCH THE FULL REPORT IN THE VIDEO PLAYER ABOVE.