Police are appealing for information after a woman was attacked during an aggravated burglary.Advertisement
Police were called at around 4.25am on Monday July 6, to reports of an incident in Tennyson Mill Court, Preston.
Police believe a man entered a property and attacked a woman in her 30s, causing head and facial injuries.
Read More: See the latest crime news
The victim’s teenage son disturbed the attacker who made off from the scene in the direction of Miller Road.
The woman was later taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.
The offender is described as being of thin build. At the time of the attack he was wearing black clothing with a mask and hood up.
See the latest crime information in your area
Detectives are appealing for information and urging anyone who can assist their enquiries to come forward.
Det Con Kulsum Bux, of Preston CID, said: “This was a shocking and violent attack which has left a woman injured.
“We are keen to find the offender and would encourage anyone with information to contact us.
“Did you see anyone acting suspiciously in the area during the time of the offence? Please get in touch.”
Police ask that anyone with information should contact them on 101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org quoting 0174 of July 6.
Read more: See the latest Preston news and headlines