Alexandria couple attacked after surprising burglar

(Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston, File)

ALEXANDRIA ā€“ One half of a couple here is being treated at hospital for injuries after she was attacked by a burglar.

SD&G O.P.P. said the couple came home around 7 p.m. Sunday to their Tobin Street home, where they found a man inside the house.

The suspect grabbed a metal object and hit the woman before fleeing the scene.

The woman’s injuries are said to be non-life threatening.

The perpetrator is described as roughly 5-foot-10, with a slim build, wearing dark clothing, gloves and a mask.

The O.P.P. Emergency Response Team and canine officers have been scouring the area but have not come up with anything.

 

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