Elderly Woman Assaulted During Grandville Home Invasion

Posted at 4:54 PM, Jun 19, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-19 17:06:17-04

generic police lightsGRANDVILLE, Mich. (June 19, 2014) — An 85-year-old woman was assaulted Thursday during a home invasion on Prairie Street SW.

Grandville Police were called to the scene at approximately 11 a.m., according to a press release.  The woman told officers that a man tricked her into letting him inside and then attacked her before stealing money.

The woman’s grandsons tell FOX 17 the incident happened around 10:30 a.m.  They said she is expected to fully recover from the incident but is shaken up.

The suspect fled on a bicycle.  He is described by police as a black male in his 20s between 5 feet 10 inches and 6 feet tall.  He’s clean-shaven with short hair, the release says.

He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a light colored long-sleeve jacket and a hat.

Anyone with information on this incident should contact Grandville Police at 616-538-6110 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.