A man in a black ski mask attacked a woman in an alley near the 24400 block of Alta Vista Drive in Dana Point Monday.
Police received the call at 10:13 p.m. reporting the attack. The caller -- the woman's husband -- said the assailant demanded money and threatened to kill the woman, though he ran off toward the beach without taking anything, according to dispatch reports from the Orange County Sheriff's Department.
The man in the ski mask -- described as 5'11" and of average build -- did not have a weapon, witnesses told the dispatcher. The victim refused medical attention.
The report states police set up a perimeter to attempt to capture the suspect, but there was no report of an arrest.