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Report: Burglar enters home, punches woman in face while two kids sleep

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Myrtle Beach Police Officers responded to 11th Ave. South Sunday in reference to a burglary at a residence; two kids were home sleeping and a mother was punched in the face, according to the police report.

Upon arriving, an officer spoke to the victim who said she was in the bathroom when she heard a noise that she thought was her husband walking out of her kids' room.

After leaving the bathroom, she noticed an unknown person in her hallway. The victim said the suspect was dressed in all black with a mask on and as she entered the room the suspect punched the right side of her face and she fell down.

The victim told police the suspect then fled out the front door. The victim went into the other room and noticed her purse was missing, but she didn't see anything in the suspect's hands before she was hit. 

The two children at the home were asleep at the time and did not hear anything, according to the police report.

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