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Mesa PD: Elderly woman awakes to burglar in her bedroom

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Mesa police said a man punched the elderly woman as he was burglarizing her home early Wednesday morning.

The man crawled through a back window of the home in the area of Gilbert and Broadway roads about 2:30 a.m. and rummaged through the master bedroom dresser while the victim was sleeping, police said.

The 92-year-old victim was awakened by the suspect's flashlight, and the suspect punched the elderly person in the face and fled.

The suspect made off with a dresser drawer and numerous items, including jewelry, police said.

Police said the elderly woman suffered bumps but is OK.

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