Masked man hiding in garage tries to strangle woman with phone cord in West Houston

- Investigators are looking for a male suspect after a woman was attacked inside her garage of her West Houston home.

Police say the attack occurred on 9800 block of Pine Lake Drive at 10:35 pm Wednesday night. 

Police say the 27-year-old victim was walking into the garage of her home to get some items from her car.

An unknown male, wearing a mask and gloves, was hiding in the back seat of her car and attempted to strangle her with a phone cord.

The victim screamed for help and the suspect fled the scene on foot as witnesses entered the garage. 

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Major Assaults Unit at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS. 

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