Published: Apr 06, 2010 10:34 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Police are searching for the man who broke into a Rotonda home and beat up the female resident.

Charlotte County Deputies are searching for the suspect, described as a tall man with a beard, last seen wearing garden gloves. According to investigators, the woman encountered the male suspect inside her home; he assaulted her before fleeing the home.

WINK News will bring you the latest on this situation in Charlotte County.