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A 53-year-old Magna woman was injured after a man broke into her home Friday morning, punched her in the face and tied her up before running off with her debit card.
Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal said the home invasion happened about 8:50 a.m. near 3583 South and 8150 West. He said a woman was in her bedroom when she heard her dog start to bark and walked out to investigate.
Hoyal said the woman found the man in her living room armed with a hammer and knife. She confronted the man, and the two argued before the man punched her in the face, bloodying her nose and lip, and tied her up with rope, Hoyal said.
The man demanded her debit card and pin number, which the woman provided, and fled on foot.
Hoyal said the woman freed herself and summoned help. She was transported to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries, he said.
He said the woman described her assailant as a white male in his 20s, about 5-foot-6 with light-colored hair and wearing a black hoodie.
As of Friday afternoon, Hoyal said, the robber had yet to use the debit card, and police were trying to investigate why he targeted the woman's home and how he got in.