A Buxton woman was assaulted and tied up after she interrupted a burglary of her home Friday night.

Buxton police said the woman arrived at her home on Callahan Road shortly after 9 p.m. to find three people inside.

Police said the woman was assaulted and tied up by the burglars, who left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The woman was taken to Mercy Hospital in Portland to be treated for her injuries and was released from the hospital Saturday morning.

Police said the burglars were described only as two men and one woman, all in their late teens to early 20s.

Edward D. Murphy can be contacted at 791-6465 or at:

emurphy@pressherald.com