Elderly Woman Attacked In Home, Purse Taken

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STOCKTON —

A 70-year-old female was attacked Friday morning in her home.

Around 1 a.m. the victim heard someone inside of her home. When she went to check and see who it was, an unknown male attacked her and asked for money.

The woman ran to another room and tried to bang on the wall for help. The suspect followed her and continued the attack causing the victim to go unconscious.

The victim woke up several hours later and was transported to the hospital for her injuries.

The suspect is described as a heavyset black male in his 20s with short hair.

The only thing missing from the scene is a brown purse.