Officer J. DeSare obtained warrants for the arrests of Major Alston Jr., 28, and Allen Boone Jr., 29, both of Roanoke Rapids.
Chief Chuck Hasty said in a statement the warrants stem from a report taken by DeSare around 1:30 p.m. Saturday in which the victim said she was awakened by loud noises coming from the living room.
Alston was reportedly inside the bedroom and assaulted the victim.
Hasty said the the victim sustained cuts and scrapes but was not taken to the hospital for treatment.
Hasty said it was not clear what motivated the break-in and assault.
Alston is wanted for breaking and entering and assault on a female. Boone is wanted for aid and abet breaking and entering.
Hasty said the men are encouraged to come to the police department and take care of this matter.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the police department at 252-533-2810 or Crimestoppers 252-583-4444.