Eldery woman injured in home invasion

June 24, 2012 (CHICAGO)

It happened Friday night in the 3500-block of South Rhodes.

Police said the woman answered a knock at her door and a man forced his way inside. According to investigators, he put a knife to the woman's throat.

The pair struggled. The woman suffered injuries to her face and one finger was cut. The man made off with a coin collection.

She was treated and released from the hospital. Police are investigating a person of interest.

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