Southeastern PA

Woman assaulted, robbed and bound in closet for 4 days

DOWNINGTOWN, Pa. - Authorities in Chester County say a man attacked, robbed and bound a 72-year-old woman.

Police say the woman was exiting her car at her East Brandywine Township home when a man dressed in all black grabbed her from behind and hit her on the head around 10 a.m. on Feb. 22. Investigators say the suspect then bound the unconscious woman and left her in a closet in her home.

Police say the victim's daughter-in-law found her around 10 a.m. on Sunday. The woman was taken to Paoli Hospital.

The condition of the victim is not known.

No arrests have been made. An investigation is ongoing.

DISCLAIMER FOR COMMENTS: The views expressed by public comments are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the TERMS OF USE  and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Your comments may be used on air. Be polite. Inappropriate posts or posts containing offsite links may be removed by the moderator.

This Week's Circulars


Southeastern PA News

Latest From The Newsroom