PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A woman was hospitalized on Saturday night after a home invader reportedly assaulted her in a Pittsylvania County home.
The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office tells WFXR News that at approximately 10:13 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, a medical alert company reported a burglary and assault in the Pickaway Road area.
When deputies responded to the scene, they say they found an “elderly” woman who had been stabbed in the hand by a person who broke into her home and robbed her.
According to law enforcement, she was taken to a hospital and remains there as of Sunday, July 24.
K-9 units from the Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office and the Danville Police Department helped in the investigation. Meanwhile, authorities say they plan to spend Sunday canvassing the neighborhood where the incident took place.
This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Pittsylvania County Crimestoppers at 800-791-0044. Any information that leads to the arrest of an individual or recovery of property may qualify you for a cash reward of up to $5,000. You may remain anonymous.