Intruders attack woman, steal medication in North Park


Paramedics take victim to the hospital after she was attacked inside her North Park home on August 8, 2017.

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SAN DIEGO โ€“ A pair of thieves accosted a woman at her North Park home Tuesday, assaulted her and stole medication from her before running away, authorities reported.

The victim made a 911 call shortly after 10 a.m. to report the home-invasion robbery in the 4100 block of Texas Street, according to San Diego police.

The woman told officers she had been outside her home throwing her trash away when the robbers -- a man and woman -- confronted her and pushed her inside the apartment, SDPD spokesman Billy Hernandez said. The man sexually assaulted her while the woman ransacked her apartment,

The thieves then stole some type of drug from a medicine cabinet and fled, Hernandez said.

Medics took the victim, described as a woman in her 30s, took to Scripps Mercy Hospital in Hillcrest for treatment of injuries of undisclosed severity.

She described the robbers as a thin, roughly 6-foot black man in his 30s with dreadlocks pulled into a ponytail, wearing a black shirt and white tennis shoes, accompanied by a heavyset woman in her late 40s wearing a blue or maroon baggy hooded jacket and shorts.

A neighbor told FOX 5 some people attempted to break into her home two nights ago. ย She was unsure if the people matched the description of the intruders.

Another neighbor said she's noticed random people going in and out of a nearby home. She expressed she'd feel more comfortable when police find the intruders.

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