Omaha police are asking for the public's help in finding a teenager wanted in connection with an attempted robbery and the beating of an elderly woman.
Authorities said Thursday that a felony warrant for attempted burglary was issued for Naushkoniwaheega Hamilton. The warrant charges Hamilton, 16, as an adult.
He is considered a danger to the public, according to police.
Anyone with information regarding Hamilton and the investigation into the attempted robbery is urged to call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP.
Police said Hamilton entered a home near South 20th and Vinton Streets on Tuesday about 12:30 a.m.
Janet Jordan, 78, told police that she heard a noise at her front door, and as she was about to open the door, the suspect kicked it in, knocking her down.
Police said the suspect then struck Jordan in her head and attempted to take a television. The assailant left the home without any stolen items.
Jordan was taken to Creighton University Medical Center for treatment of her injuries.