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Image: Elderly woman injured in robbery

June 9, 2017
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Officers have released an image of the injuries sustained by an 89-year-old woman after she was attacked in her own home.

It's believed a man got in through the window of her house in The Platts in Newark at around 4.30am yesterday morning (Thursday 8 June).

He was confronted by the victim and demanded money, when she refused he grabbed her handbag. The woman was injured as she tried to stop him from getting away.

The man is described as 6ft tall and was wearing dark khaki clothing and a hat.

If you recognise this description or have any information that could help, please contact us on 101 quoting incident 73 of 8 June 2017.

101 is the number to call when you need to contact Nottinghamshire Police and it’s less urgent than a 999 call. Calls cost 15p, no matter how long the call lasts.

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