Elderly Burbank Resident Victim Of Home Invasion Robbery

By On July 11, 2015

On Friday, July 10, 2015, at approximately 8:22 p.m., the Burbank Police Department responded to a call of an assault which had occurred at a home in the 1000 block of Cornell Dr.

(Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

(Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

As officers responded, updated information was received, indicating the resident had been robbed. The victim, an 89-year-old female, was able to walk and talk when officers arrived. She stated she had answered a knock at her door. When she opened the door, an unknown male forced his way into her home, demanding property.

A struggle ensued, and the victim received some injuries – including abrasions and lacerations. The suspect fled, and the victim summoned assistance with her medical alert system. The victim was transported to a local hospital by Burbank Paramedics for examination and treatment of her injuries.

(Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

(Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

At this time, it is unknown if any property was actually stolen during this incident.

The suspect is described as a 5-foot-9 male hispanic, approximately 30-years-old, with a medium build, wearing dark clothing. There is no information on the suspect’s last known direction or method of travel. It is unknown if he was armed with a weapon.

(Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

(Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Burbank Police Department at 818-238-3000.