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

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.

Teenager charged after woman, 95, 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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