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AKRON -- An Akron woman was attacked as she laid in bed in her own home on Boulevard Street and she is lucky to be alive.

The9-1-1 call from her daughter is intense.

Channel 3's Lynna Lai spent Tuesday in the neighborhood where this happened andfound that people are scared.

Akron police need help solving this incident.

Those who know her say 65-year old Loretta Herring is a wonderful neighbor and did nothing to deserve this brutality.

Worse yet,this is the second time she's been victimizedin the last 3 days.

On Saturday,a burglar made off with cash, her keys and her car, foundabandoned a mile away.