MERRIMAC, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — Merrimac Police are investigating after a woman reported that she was assaulted during an invasion of her home on Saturday night.
Police said the incident happened at around 11:10 p.m. on Hillside Avenue when a woman reported that she was awakened by a man in her bedroom armed who was with a knife.
He allegedly threatened her with the knife and repeatedly assaulted her before she was able to flee to a nearby home and call police. She was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
The suspect, described by police as a white male in his 40’s, is still at large.
Officials are urging residents to remain vigilant and report anything unusual to police.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Merrimac Police Department at (978) 346-8321.
Written by Rachel Armany