Investigators say she rushed to her driveway, got out, and ran to the back door only to get into a struggle with two men. Her 15-year-old son, who was in the house, came outside and tried to help his mother.
The two men were still able to force their way into the home, taking a briefcase from the woman with $1,500 inside. They got away in a car with a third man driving.
The 15-year-old suffered a laceration to the arm in the struggle.
This follows a home invasion Monday night in the Lawrence Park section of Marple Township, Delaware County. The victims, a husband and wife, were tied up and the home was ransacked. Three men were involved in that incident and the victims were Asian as well.
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For now, police are treating the incidents as related until proven otherwise.
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