Police say a woman was raped in her Manhattan apartment—next to her seven-year-old daughter—earlier this morning.

According to the NYPD, the attack occurred at 3:30 a.m. on Mulberry street between Hester and Canal Streets. A 42-year-old woman was awakened by an intruder who had apparently entered her home through the third-floor fire escape window.

Police say that the intruder motioned for her not make any noise and proceeded to rape her at knifepoint. The victim said her seven-year-old daughter was in bed next to her; the child was not physically harmed.

The suspect fled the apartment through the front door in an unknown direction. He was described as wearing a black leather jacket, a white T-shirt and a knit cap.

The victim was taken to Beth Israel Hospital for treatment.