Woman reports abdominal cuts after fighting stranger found in her house

A woman who suffered cuts to her abdomen Tuesday said she found an unknown man inside her home in Lostcreek Twp. near Troy.

The woman told Miami County Sheriff’s deputies that upon arriving home, she found the unfamiliar man in her home. She said she received the abdominal wounds after she got into a fight with the man before he ran out of the residence and behind a barn on the property in the 8000 block of East state Route 55.

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Deputies searched the area with the help of the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office K9 unit, but didn’t find the man. Nothing was reported stolen from the home.

The case is currently pending.

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