Police in Gladstone are searching for a suspect in a failed burglary that left a woman with severe injuries. The woman was hospitalized after foiling a burglary in Gladstone, and the suspect is still at large, according to authorities.
Officers report that it occurred shortly after 2 a.m. on Thursday (22 June) at a residence on Crownview Drive. They discovered a woman with multiple puncture wounds on her skull and body when they arrived.
The victim was soon assisted by officers, and she was brought to the hospital with serious injuries that, according to authorities, are not life-threatening. She was transported to the hospital, and her survival is anticipated.
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Before police arrived, the suspect escaped the scene, and officials said they searched the surrounding area using K9s and a drone, but were unable to locate them. The suspect was described by authorities as a stocky male who may have been wearing a mask.
The police request that anyone with information regarding the incident contact them at 503-655-8211 and reference case number 23-013024.