UPDATE, Friday, Oct. 19, 12:33 p.m.
According to Det. Troyer, the suspect is described as a short hispanic male wearing a brown uniform and carrying a box. Victim is currently in surgery at St. Joseph Medical Center.
We just got the following Tweets from Pierce County Sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer:
"Home invasion suspect dressed like delivery man carrying box. Homeowner 57 female stabbed tied up" - 11:40 a.m.
"19610 15th ave E in spanaway K 9 tracking in progress. Victim critical condition" - 11:48 a.m.
"Victims car stolen and recovered.I am on way to scene" - 11:48
Patch will have more on this story as information becomes available.