06/01/2014 07:15 EDT | Updated 08/01/2014 05:59 EDT

Elderly North Vancouver woman sexually assaulted in home, police investigating

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. - North Vancouver RCMP are investigating what they call the sexual assault of an elderly woman.

Police say a man entered a home and assaulted the woman, who is in her 80s.

Officers say she was taken to hospital.