She fought back and the intruder ran off.
Authorities released a sketch of the suspect. He was described as white or Hispanic, between the ages of 18 and 21. He was around 5 feet 9 inches tall with a thin build. He had plug-type earrings in both earlobes.
Anyone with information was urged to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Lakewood station at (562) 623-3500.