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Stockton wife, husband recovering after home invasion

STOCKTON, CA - An older couple was hurt when an intruder burst into their Civic Center district home Tuesday morning and punched them, say Stockton police.

The intruder, which the victims described as a black man in his 20s, about 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet tall, with a light complexion, fled after taking the woman's purse containing a cellphone, cash and several miscellaneous items, according to the police report.

The couple was inside their home on the 1100 block of W. Park Street when a man broke into the back door, they told responding officers. They said the robber left through the back door and went over a neighbor's fence.

Witnesses said the man was seen running on westbound W. Park Street and then northbound on N. Argonaut Street.

The man and woman were transported to a local hospital to be treated for abrasions and cuts.


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