JAMUL–An elderly man came home to his Jamul residence and was physically attacked by a burglar, authorities said Saturday.
About 12:30 p.m., a 78-year-old man entered his home on Lyons Valley Road to find a male burglarizing the residence. The burglar wrestled the victim to the ground and escaped the residence after taking cash and jewelry.
The burglar is described as a light skinned black male, approximately 30-years-old, five feet, eight inches tall, 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a tan, long sleeve shirt and tan shorts.
Deputies checked the area but were unable to locate the suspect. Detectives from the Rancho San Diego Station are continuing with the investigation.
Anyone with information on the burglary can contact Detective Moore at (619) 660-7045, or firstname.lastname@example.org.