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Venice Woman Wakes Up To Find A Man Standing By Her Bed

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A Venice woman woke up early this morning to find a man she didn't know standing at the foot of her bed. Police responded to a studio apartment near 28th Avenue and Speedway at about 3 a.m. this morning after receiving reports of an intruder possibly armed with a knife, CBS LA reports.

Authorities believe that the intruder entered the apartment through a window. The woman said she awoke to find the man standing at her bed, and said he briefly spoke to her before walking into the kitchen. She said he was holding something that may have been a knife. After the intruder left the room, the woman ran to a family member's house nearby and called the police. Nothing was stolen, and no one was hurt.

Police have detained a man who may have been the intruder, but the woman will have to identify him.

Last December, a man broke into a Venice woman's apartment by throwing himself through a glass door. He ripped the sinks out of the walls in her bathroom and covered the apartment in blood. Last September, another Venice woman hid from an intruder by climbing onto her roof. Photos showed her crouched under an awning while the intruder loomed behind her.