Rock Hill Police on Thursday released a sketch of a man wanted in connection with an assault on a woman and her daughter in their Willowbrook Avenue home.
"He is considered a violent person," Rock Hill Police Lt. Jerry Waldrop said. "We are hoping that the sketch will spark some memories of anyone in the area who may look like the suspect.
"Anyone who thinks they know this individual should call," Waldrop said.
An 85-year-old woman and her 65-year-old daughter were beaten Feb. 15 at 843 Willowbrook Ave., according to police.
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The women heard a knock at the door and the daughter answered.
Police say a short and heavyset man forced his way in and demanded money for lawn work. The woman's mother said she had not had any work done to her yard, according to the report.
The man then rummaged through the home before assaulting both women, the report states.
The mother was cut on her face, head and arms and was stabbed in her back. The woman's daughter was cut on her face and hands, according to the report.
Anyone with information can call Rock Hill Police at 329-7200 or CrimeStoppers of York County at 1-877-409-4321.