67-year-old woman fights back, stabs intruder during home invasion

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(WTNH)–Police are searching for suspects in a New Haven home invasion, where they say a woman had to fight off her attackers. Officers were called to a home on Mansfield Street on Monday afternoon. They say the same house was targeted in late September.

Police said when the 67-year-old woman answered her door, two men pistol-whipped her. They stole her purse and two cell phones. Police said the woman stabbed one of the intruders while she was being attacked.

Police recovered the stolen phones. The woman was treated for a head injury.

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