Teenager charged after woman, 95, beaten in her own home

Telford | News | Published:

A 17-year-old youth has been charged with burglary following a break-in in which a 95-year-old woman was badly beaten in her own home.

She was repeatedly punched in the head after being dragged from her bed in Little Dawley, Telford. The break-in, at 1am on Friday, took place the day before the woman's 96th birthday.

She was left with a bloody gash on her head and needed hospital treatment.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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