Daly City officials are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest of a suspect after a 78-year-old woman was savagely beaten by a burglar in her home.
Eight Daly City detectives are working on the case since the woman was attacked when she surprised the burglar in her home over the weekend.
Authorities say when officers found her Saturday afternoon she was semi-conscious, after having been beaten by a crow bar.
The woman is listed in critical condition in an intensive care unit of a local hospital. Her name has not been released.
Police are looking for a South San Francisco man, 28-year-old Jose Perez Gonzalez, as a suspect the attack. Gonzales is an legal immigrant from Mexico, according to police. Investigators believe he may be working as a house painter in the San Jose area.