Woman hides in closet while boyfriend fights off intruders

- A home invasion on Detroit's west side led to a confrontation between the homeowners and the suspects. Police are looking for the intruders, and one of them may have a stab wound.

"I was woke up by a person flying through the bedroom window," says Denise Law.

What happened to her right around 5:40 Tuesday morning still has her shaking hours later. One moment she was sleeping, the next her boyfriend was fighting with the suspects who, seemingly out of nowhere, broke into their home.

"One of them had a gun. They hit him in the head. His head was bleeding bad from where they hit in the head. He was just covered with blood," she says.

While Denise's 58-year-old boyfriend had an all out brawl with the suspects in basically every room of their house, she hid in a closet and quietly called 911. Denise directed dispatchers to the 13000 block of Bentler on the city's west side and told them to get there as fast as they could.

"Dave got a knife and he says he stabbed him a few times. He says the knife broke off; I don't know if it broke off in him but we couldn't find the other part of the knife," Denise says.

While the entire encounter seemed to last forever, in reality it was just minutes. The suspects eventually gave up and took off, likely injured and definitely empty handed. Denise, though, is hoping they left something behind that will lead investigators right to them.

"The crime investigators, they were in here and I seen them walk out with envelopes. Hopefully they got fingerprints. You can't even be safe in your own home?"

Denise's boyfriend was taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for cuts and bruises to his face from being hit with a gun.

As for the suspects, the couple only has a vague description of them because they were wearing masks the entire time.

If you know anything that could help investigators track them down, you're asked to contact Detroit Police. 

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