LPD: Man struck in head with Mason jar by intruder while sleeping in his apartment

Authorities are investigating after a man reported being attack by an intruder while sleeping in his north Lincoln apartment. 
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Authorities are investigating after a man reported being attacked by an intruder while sleeping in his north Lincoln apartment.

The 28-year-old told officers he was asleep in his home at the Black Sands Apartment Homes near 27th and Superior St. around 4 a.m. Thursday when he woke to someone inside his unit.

The person struck the victim in the head with a Mason jar and stole his iPhone, police said. The victim suffered a cut to his forehead that required stitches.

Officers found blood and the broken jar inside the mans apartment, police said.

Police said it does not appear there was forced entry into the apartment.

Investigators are continuing to work the case.

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