74-year-old assaulted during Winston-Salem home invasion
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A 74-year-old woman was assaulted during a home invasion in Winston-Salem Wednesday.
The incident happened around noon at a home located at 2880 Burlwood Drive.
Roula Janos, the victim, answered a knock at her door and found an armed man outside.
The suspect demanded money from Janos and when she said she didn’t have any, he assaulted her, threatened her with a gun and forced his way into the home.
The suspect ransacked several rooms, taking valuables before leaving the home.
It is unknown whether the suspect left on foot or in a vehicle. Officers conducted an extensive check of the area and Forensic Services personnel processed the scene.
Anyone with information about this crime is requested to contact the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800.