Police Probe Woman's Severe Beating

Home invasion left 70-year-old woman in critical condition

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    Prince George's County Police
    A person of interest in Capitol Heights.

    Police in Prince George's County are trying to identify a person of interest in a home invasion on Friday that left a 70-year-old woman in critical condition.

    Police said a person broke into the woman's home on Drum Avenue in Capitol Heights between the hours of 2 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. and viciously beat her. The woman suffered bleeding on the brain, a broken eye socket and a broken nose.

    Surveillance video from the area shows a person walking near the scene at 6:12 a.m. at the intersection of Drum Avenue and Larchmont Avenue.

    View more surveillance images here.

    Anyone with information that may assist in this investigation should call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or the District III Investigative Unit at 301-772-4911 as soon as possible. Please refer to case number 11-357-0482.

    Whenever information is given to the Prince George’s County Crime Solvers Line, you do not have to leave your name. A cash reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for the tip that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person responsible for this incident.