Masked man beats 68-year-old woman and takes money in home invasion
MISHAWAKA, Ind. -- The St. Joseph County Sheriff had strong words for the masked intruder that sent a 68-year-old woman to the hospital during a home invasion in Mishawaka Thursday night, calling the suspect a coward for preying on an elderly.
Police say the woman had bruises and cuts all over her face after a masked man pushed his way into her Mishawaka home at the 58000 Block of South Mason Street and demanded cash just before 5 p.m.
In broad daylight, a man wearing dark clothing and a mask walked right through the front door and attacked the 68-year-old woman, who sat in the living room of her own home Police say the man was wearing a brown winter coat with the hood pulled up over his head over blue jeans.