June 18, 2018
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Man sought in Stonington home invasion, assault on 60-year-old woman

By Kevin Miller, BDN Staff

STONINGTON, Maine — Police in Hancock County are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who assaulted a Stonington woman during an apparent home invasion.

The man reportedly entered the 60-year-old woman’s home at Manor Apartments around 5:30 a.m. Thursday with the intent of stealing prescription medications. According to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, the man struck the woman several times in the face before leaving the scene and fleeing in a vehicle.

The assailant is described as a white male in his mid-20s to early 30s, approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall with a slender build. The victim, who is not being named, was treated at Blue Hill Memorial Hospital and later released.

Lt. Tim Cote said no other information on the case was being released on Friday.

Police are asking anyone with information on the case to contact Deputy Jeffrey McFarland at the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office at 667-7575 or call the department’s tip line at 667-1401.

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