A woman is sprayed in the face during a burglary in Rum Point this morning (19 July), according to a police statement.
Police say they believe the attacker used hair spray in the incident.
The woman escaped uninjured.
According to the RCIPS, the incident happened at a residence on Rum Point Drive in North Side.
Police say the woman woke up during the night, disturbing a man who had entered the residence.
The man sprayed a substance at the woman’s face, grabbed her purse and fled from the rear of the house.
Police describe the suspect as having a brown complexion, he has short hair and was wearing dark shorts.
Investigations are continuing.