Woman bound with electrical tape, rope for nearly 20 hours in home invasion

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — A 66-year-old woman was bound in electrical tape and rope for nearly 20 hours in her own home after being robbed Sunday evening.

The woman’s daughter found her Monday afternoon.

According to Cleveland police reports, officers were called to the woman’s home in the 3500 block of West 46th Street at just before 1:30 p.m.

When they arrived, they found the 66-year-old victim bound with the tape and rope. She was freed and given medical attention.

At the scene, officers spoke with the woman’s daughter who’d found her mother tied up.

The daughter said she’d gone to check on her mother and after arriving at the home, heard her calling for help. The daughter got a set of keys from a neighbor and went into the home, finding her mother bound.

The preliminary investigation indicates that the victim was robbed and bound on Sunday evening at around 5:30 p.m.

Her car and cell phone were both taken.

The incident is still under investigation.