Elderly Woman Attacked in Harlem Home Invasion

By Jonathan Dienst and Shimon Prokupecz
|  Tuesday, Jun 14, 2011  |  Updated 7:59 AM EDT
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Elderly Woman Attacked in Harlem

An 80-year-old woman is recovering at the hospital after a homeless man broke into her Harlem home and stabbed her in the arm and head, police said.

Police say the man is known in the area.

The attack happened Monday morning in the home on 139th Street.

The woman suffered injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

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