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Woman assaulted by burglar in NE Atlanta

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Authorities are searching for a man who robbed and assaulted a woman in her NE Atlanta home.

According to police, the woman was asleep on her couch around 2 a.m. when she heard noise coming from the kitchen. She assumed the noise was her daughter but when she got up to investigate -- an unidentified man punched her in the face.

The woman says the suspect stole her key basket and left the home. He escaped with her 2003 Toyota Echo, an iPad and $150 in cash.

The man was described as about 6 feet tall, slender and African-American. Anyone with information on this incident is being asked to contact Atlanta Police or 911.

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