Burglar interrupted, smashes vase over victim's head

Burglar interrupted, smashes vase over victim's head

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A woman was repeatedly hit over the head after she interrupted a burglary in her own home.

The assault occurred just after 2 a.m. in the 1400 block of Annunciation Street.

The 53-year-old woman was awakened by a sound. When she came out of her bedroom, she was repeatedly hit over the head with a vase.

The suspect then stood over her with a gun but then fled the home.

The woman was taken to a nearby hospital. No further information was available on her condition.

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