first_img For up-to-date news and observations on crime in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, check out the Daily News’ crime blog by clicking here. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! NORTH HOLLYWOOD – A woman surprised a burglar ransacking her house, and she fought off the gunman before he fled, officials said today. The unidentified woman was working in her home office about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday when she heard noises coming from upstairs, police said. She went to check the source and was confronted by a gunman, who fired a round into a wall to demonstrate the weapon was real. The two got into a fight before the gunman fled in a maroon Toyota coupe, police said. A description of the suspect was not available. Police said the woman’s neighbor also reported a burglary about the same time.last_img read more