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Women assaulted, robbed inside Detroit home by gunman wearing clown mask

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Posted at 2:33 PM, Oct 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-24 14:35:43-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Police are investigating a forced entry and assault by a gunman wearing a clown mask in Detroit overnight.

On Oct. 24 around 1:19 a.m., a 52-year-old woman and 66-year-old woman both heard a knock at the door at a home located in the 5400 block of Seneca.

According to police, upon opening the door, the known suspect – wearing a clown mask and black hooded sweater – forced his way into the home, assaulted the 52-year-old woman then fired a shot which hit the 66-year-old woman.

The suspect then ran off with the 66-year-old woman's wallet. She was taken to a local hospital and listed in stable condition, according to Detroit police.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detroit Police Department’s Seventh Precinct at 313-596-5740 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.