AVON, Ind. (WISH) - A man attacked and robbed a woman while she was preparing for a yard sale Wednesday morning.
According to the police report, this happened near 21st Street and Raceway Road in Hendricks County.
The report states the 57-year-old had her garage door open around 11 a.m. and a man came into the garage holding a gun. He demanded money and forced her inside the home where he took her bank cards and some change.
"There's a lot of people in this area who just think it's this nice, safe suburb and they do just leave their front doors open and their garage doors open. And the kids play outside, and apparently there's this man walking around who has intent to hurt people," said the victim's daughter, who wanted to remain unidentified.
The police report states the woman's dog bit the man as he was attacking its owner. The man is described as a black man around 6 feet tall, a medium build, wearing a blue short sleeved collared shirt and black pants with a white baseball cap. He's described as having a deep voice and several dog bites.
"As soon as they went inside the dog did not stop attacking him the entire time," said the daughter.
The daughter wants others to know what happened so they can stay safe. She posted the story on Facebook hoping to warn others while they prepare for that summer tradition of yard sales.
"I cannot believe that a grown man would beat a woman for a dollar and some change," she said.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Hendricks County Sheriff's Department at 745-6269.
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