Woman beaten with bat in home invasion attack
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Police said a woman is recovering from a brutal baseball bat beating during a home invasion.
Investigators said the incident happened overnight Sunday at around 12:30 a.m. on the 2000 block of Harrison Street. Police said when they got to a home in the area, a woman was found severely beaten by a baseball bat. She was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical center when she said she was awoken by a man who demanded her purse and beat her.
The victim, only described as a woman in her 50s, did not know her attacker, police said. Investigators believe her injuries are not life-threatening.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Wilmington Police.
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