Hermitage PD releases sketch of break-in suspect

HERMITAGE, Pa. (WYTV) – Monday, police released a sketch of a man they have labeled as a suspect in a late-July home invasion that sent a woman to the hospital.

The sketch can be seen above. Anyone with information about the suspect can call the Hermitage Police at 724-983-6780.

Police responded to the 2000 block of Spangler Road about 10:30 p.m. Friday, July 25, after an intruder forced his way into a house occupied by a lone elderly woman and assaulted her.

The woman was thrown to the floor, struck in the face and cut with a utility knife. Doctors treated her at an area hospital.

The intruder took $5 from the her purse.

Police described the suspect as a white male in his 30s with brown hair and medium build and say he was wearing a grey long-sleeved shirt and khaki pants.

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