ESCONDIDO (CNS) - A woman in her 70s was attacked in her home Friday in Escondido, police said.
The attack occurred just before 4 p.m. in the 1900 block of Glenridge Road, according to the Escondido Police Department.
Officers arriving at the scene found the woman injured inside the home.
The victim told police an unknown male entered her home and struck her with a piece of wood before leaving.
The woman was taken to a hospital and treated for her injuries, police said. She is expected to recover.
Officers searched the area, but were unable to locate the suspect.
The suspect was 17 years old, 150 pounds and 5 feet 8 inches tall, and was last seen wearing a plaid shirt and jeans, police said.
Authorities urged anyone with information regarding the attack to contact the Escondido Police Department at (760) 839-4722.
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