The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

November 13, 2012

Burglar ties up woman during break-in

By Francis Scarcella
The Daily Item

— SHAMOKIN TOWNSHIP - State police are investigating a bizarre break-in at a Northumberland County home in which a 50-year-old woman was tied up by a burglar, who left without taking anything.

Troopers said that the unidentified Shamokin Township woman encountered the burglar in her home around 6 a.m. on Friday.  Police released few details about the attack, including exact location. The victim did not need medical treatment, police said.