Elderly Montreal woman suffers minor injuries in home invasion

Max Kalinowicz / Global News

MONTREAL – A 94-year-old Montreal woman is recovering from minor injuries after a thief broke into her home while she slept.

Police said a man broke into the home in the Lasalle suburb at about 7:45 p.m. Monday and began searching through the home.

The thief tried to tie up the elderly woman before leaving, but she managed to escape and get help from a neighbour.

She was treated for minor injuries at the scene.

Police are meeting with possible witnesses.

The suspect, who fled the scene, is described as a white male, tall, with a slim build and about 25-years-old.

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