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Elderly woman walks in from shoveling, is assaulted by burglar

77-year-old finds burglar in home after shoveling
Posted at 11:17 AM, Jan 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-31 14:55:00-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo police say a 77-year-old woman was assaulted and robbed Tuesday at her home on Tacoma Avenue, after a suspect entered her home while she was outside shoveling.

According to officials, the suspect took hundreds of dollars from the elderly woman. The suspect remains on the run and police are searching for him.

The family told 7 Eyewitness News the home was unlocked while the woman was outside and she is doing okay after the assault.