Intruder wielding hammer attacks two in Ladera Heights

first_imgTwo people were attacked in a Ladera Heights home today by an intruder who hit them on the head with a hammer, authorities said. Call all in black, the male intruder entered the home on 5008 Shenandoah Ave., near Pendleton Court, at 1:32 a.m., said Sgt. Dondra Cullins of the Los Angeles Sheriff Department’s Marina del Rey Station. Two victims, a male and female, were hit on the head with a hammer, Cullins said. No information about the victims’ conditions was immediately available. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREStriving toward a more perfect me: Doug McIntyre The assailant, who was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, fled the scene, Cullins said. A hammer that may have been used in the attacks was found in the driveway of a home nearby, according to an On Scene camera crew. “At this point it is unclear whether this was a home invasion but an investigation is under way,” Cullins said. For news and observations about crime in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, check out the Daily News’ crime blog by clicking here.last_img