Published: Jul 26, 2012 3:12 PM EDT

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police arrested 39-year-old Tregory Tyler on burglary and sexual assault charges after a woman was attacked in her home Monday evening.

The victim told officers that Tyler entered her residence without permission and forced her out of her bathroom, just as she was exiting the shower. That's when she alleges that Tyler punched and assaulted her.

The victim told police she was able to flee and Tyler took off. Witnesses called 911.

The woman sprained her ankle while struggling to break free from Tyler.

Based on witness statements and the investigation, Tyler was arrested for the crimes.