MIRI: A drunken man was arrested by police for breaking into a house in Kampung Senadin Jaya, Lutong, yesterday following the neighbours distressed call.
The incident reportedly occurred around 1pm.
It was said that the man in his 20s entered the house and tried to attack a 53 year-old woman who was alone.
Sources added that the suspect hit the victims forehead and grabbed her shoulder when demanding RM50.
However, the victims scream for help alerted neighbours who rushed to her aid and nabbed the suspect.
A mobile police vehicle (MPV) arrived at the scene, after a call was made and brought the suspect to Miri central police station (CPS).
The victim lodged a police report.