Hermitage police are searching for home invader

HERMITAGE, Pa. (WKBN) – Police here are investigating a home invasion that sent a woman to the hospital.

Police responded to the 2000 block of Spangler Road about 10:30 p.m. Friday, after an intruder forced his way into a house occupied by a lone elderly woman and assaulted her.

The woman was thrown to the floor, struck in the face and cut with a utility knife. She is being treated at an area hospital.

The intruder took $5 from the her purse.

He is described as a white male in his 30s with brown hair and medium build.
He was wearing a grey long-sleeved shirt and khaki pants.

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