MANHATTAN BEACH (CBSLA.com) — Neighbors are on high alert in a Manhattan Beach community after police say a man broke into a home and attacked a woman.
Manhattan Beach police say a man entered a house near 29th St. and Alma Ave. around 1:15 a.m. Saturday and began repeatedly punching a woman, then took off running.READ MORE: FAA Proposes Fine Of Over $10,000 For Unruly Passenger On Flight To LA
Neighbors heard the woman screaming and hope the suspect is caught soon.READ MORE: LA City Parks Offering Free Grab-And-Go Lunches For Children, Teens Through August 9
“It’s such a safe neighborhood, family-oriented,” one woman said. “It was surprising to hear something like that could happen.”MORE NEWS: FBI Investigating After Vehicle Explodes In Montclair Causing Power Outage
Police say the man entered through an unlocked window. They are reminding everyone to lock their windows and doors.