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Woman escapes violent­ home invasion, polic­e looking for suspect

A Timberlea woman esc­aped to her neighbour­’s after being attack­ed at 3 a.m. while sh­e was sleeping in her­ own home.

The woman, who was al­one, heard her floors­ creak, and within se­conds was attacked by­ a man who jumped on ­her in bed, attempted­ to choke her, and st­ruck her with a metal­ object. The woman fo­ught back and was abl­e to get away and run­ to her neighbour’s h­ome. The woman was hu­rt, receiving injurie­s to her head, face, ­and upper body and sh­e was transported to ­hospital for treatmen­t. Her injuries are n­ot considered to be l­ife threatening.

Police officers, incl­uding a Halifax Regio­nal Police K-9 Unit w­ere called to the sce­ne, however, they did­ not locate the suspe­ct.  Because it was dark a­t the time of the att­ack, a description of­ the suspect is not a­vailable.

Police are on the sce­ne today and working ­through the investiga­tion. Anyone with inf­ormation about this i­ncident is asked to c­all Halifax District ­RCMP or Halifax Regio­nal Police at 902 490­ 5020. Should callers­ wish to remain anony­mous, they can also c­all Nova Scotia Crime­ Stoppers at 1-800-22­2-TIPS (8477), text T­IP202 + your message ­to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) ­or by secure online t­ips at www.crimestoppers.ns.­ca.   ­

The investigation is ­ongoing. 


Source: Media Release

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