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Evansville Woman Attacked During Late-Night Burglary

Evansville police say a woman was struck in the head by one of several burglars who came into her home late Sunday night.

Posted: Apr 26, 2021 8:52 AM
Updated: Apr 26, 2021 10:35 AM

The Evansville Police Department is investigating a burglary that turned violent after a woman was assaulted in an E. Sycamore Street home late Sunday night.

EPD says officers were called to a home in the 1400 block of E. Sycamore Street around 10:00 p.m. on Sunday night about a residential burglary in progress.

When officers arrived, they were told that multiple people had entered the home and that shots had been fired.

Officers spoke with one of the residents, who had a head injury. EPD says the woman confirmed that multiple people had broken into her home and that one of them had hit her in the head with a shotgun.

The victim went on to say that as the suspects left her residence, they fired several shots. Fortunately, no one was hit by gunfire.

EPD says the victim was taken to the hospital to receive treatment for her injuries, and that there are no suspects in the incident at this time.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call EPD's Detective Office at 812-436-7981 or the We Tip Line at 1-800-78-CRIME.


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