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Yakima woman assaulted on Scenic Drive

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YAKIMA, Wash. -- A 47 year old Yakima woman is assaulted after allegedly confronting a suspected burglar.

The incident happened just after 10am Monday morning in the 5800 block of Scenic Drive. The victim says she was downstairs in her home when she heard noises coming from upstairs. While she was going to investigate, a suspect kicked in the front door.

Police say the victim confronted the suspect, who punched her. The suspect fled, but did not take anything during the incident.

The victim suffered facial injuries.

Officers believe a vehicle with a leaking radiator was used, but do not have any vehicle information.

If you have any information on this assault, please call the Yakima Police Department at 575-6200.